Persian wars the basics herodotus histories ionian

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Unformatted text preview: f ‘Archaeology’ and Main NarraDve: - - Ships and Empire - - Fear and AmbiDon as driving forces of war and characterize Athens - - Athens’ success in Persian Wars used as JusDficaDon for its Empire I. Persian Wars: The Basics •  Herodotus’ Histories •  Ionian Revolt (499) 1st Invasion by Darius I: Plain of Marathon (490 BC) 2nd Invasion by Xerxes (b. 518- 465): •  Thermopylae in 480: Badle of the ‘300’ Spartans •  Salamis in 480: sea badle...
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