history p.118-119

history p.118-119 - The race- marathon Persians could be...

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Alison Lindsay 2/25/09 History per. 6 Outline pg. 118-119 Classical Greece The Challenge of Persia Ionian Greek cities Western Asia minor Fell to Persia in mid-6 th c BC 499Bc- unsuccessful revolt Darius Persian ruler Seek revenge “Sire, remember the Athenians” First Greco- Persian War 490 BC Marathon (26 miles from Athens) Outnumbered Athenians defeated Persians Pheidippides Runner Marathon- Athens “Victory, we win” Died
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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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