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3.2. Aftermath of the Persian Invasions Securing the victory Aftermath of the Battle of Salamis two main fronts change of Persian general (Mardonios) Persians in Attica Mardonios’ plan The Battle of Plataia (summer 479 BCE) [Dillon 11.46-48] Spartan Pausanias leads Greeks into Boiotia Persian response outcome The Battle of Mykale (summer 479) [Dillon 11.51-52] = greek naval forced win battle of Mykale in NE Aegean role of Athens = Athenian led flet pursues retreating persaind fleet role of Sparta= Spartan led forces dislodge Persians from MIletos Greek responses to the victory significance of the Greek victories [Dillon 11.53-57] Greek identity= greek identiyty in contrast with Persian other = forced them to function as a cohesive unit - Recognize shared interests (contrast Spartan and Ionian revolt ) - Ideology of freedom (personal government ) in greec what maks us different than Persians? We don’t have a king! Were free!!! That’s what it means to be Greece Militarization - This is the first time the Greeks become fully militarized - Athens = powerful naval fleet (future of greek warfare ) - Sparta : powerful army recognized as leaders of Greece celebrations and thanksgiving to the gods example of Serpent Column [Dillon 11.49]] = shows us that we are so much better than the
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course CLA 2100 taught by Professor Marks during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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