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300 - Crossing the Waters of the Hellespont

300 - Crossing the Waters of the Hellespont World History Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Geography Social Studies

Xerxes and his troops had to cross the waters of the Hellespont on their way to battle the Greeks at Thermopylae.  This image depicts how the Hellespont may have appeared at the time.  EDSITEment describes this drawing:

Reconstruction of the Hellespont as it probably looked at the time of the Persian Wars.


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Image online, courtesy EDSITEment! (via National Endowment for the Humanities website).

 

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