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300 - Immortals Cross the Water on Foot

300 - Immortals Cross the Water on Foot World History Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Geography History Social Studies Visual Arts

In order to carry out his plan to invade and subjugate Greece, Xerxes had to move his army and supplies across the waters of the Hellespont.  He commanded his men to build a boat bridge so they could cross the waters on foot. 

This drawing illustrates how that might have appeared.


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Image online, courtesy the Heritage History website.

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