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The Persian Wars of Greece

The Persian Wars which bagen in 499 B.C. and lasted until 449 B.C. consisted of some of the most bloody battles including the Battles of Marathon and that of Thermopylae led by King Leonidas.


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The Period of the Persian Wars ...

1st Persian War

1st Persian
War


The First Persian War with Greece began in 492 B.C. and the conflict continued for the following 2 years until the famous Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C. .....

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Battle of Marathon

Battle of Marathon


The Battle of Marathon was a very famous battle that had 10,000 Greeks up against 25,00 Persians, with the Greeks being victorious despite being outnumbered .....

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2nd Persian War Greece

2nd Persian
War


The 2nd Persian War with Greece saw the Greeks again victorious, this time with King Leonidas of Sparta battling with his famous 300 in the battle at Thermopylae .....

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Age of Pericles

The Age of Pericles


The Age of Pericles was a golden period in Greek history, and was when Athens developed into the largest and most powerful city state in all of Greece.....

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