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Battle of Marathon - Greeks Defeat the Persians

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This illustration, c. 1901, depicts a battle on the plains of Marathon in which the Athenians defeated Persia's first attempt to invade, and conquer, Greece.

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Image online, courtesy Time Magazine's web site.

 

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