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Athenian Triremes - Key to Persian Defeat

Athenian Triremes - Key to Persian Defeat Disasters Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Famous Historical Events Film World History

Image of a drawing depiciting Athenian Triremes.  Faster than Persian ships, these Athenian vessels helped the Greeks to defeat the Persians at the Straits of Salamis in September of 480 BC.


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Image online, courtesy Livius.org website.

 

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