Greco-Persian Wars

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Kelly Macquire

26 April 2012
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The Greco-Persian Wars or Persian Wars were a series of battles in the 5th century BCE between Greece and Persia. This series of wars consisted of some famous battles; Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis and Plataea which resulted in a Greek victory.

Kelly Macquire
Kelly is a graduate student at Monash, Melbourne Australia, currently completing her BA (Honours) in Ancient History and Archaeology, focussing on iconography and trade in burials at Pylos. She has a passion for mythology and Pre-Classical Greek history.

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Macquire, K. (2012, April 26). Greco-Persian Wars. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/69/

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