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Unformatted text preview: The race- marathon Persians could be beaten Second Greco-Persian War Darius died 486 BC Xerxes Themistocles- built a navy 480 BC Persian army- 180,000 troops & thousands of warships 7,000 Athenians held Persians off for 2 days A traitor told Persians to use mountain path Athenians flee the city Athenians win 479 BC- Athenians defeated Persian army at Plataea...
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