History of War Podcast

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History of War Podcast

January 2011
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2 Comments Episode 7: Plains of Marathon
Posted by Adam Harmon on January 9, 2011 at 12:29 AM

This week, we travel back to the 490s BC, where King Darius of Persia, angry at Athens for it's participation in a Greek revolt in his Empire, launches an invasion force that could seal the doom for Greece. Facing him is less then 12,000 Hoplites.

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Tags: Ancient greece , persian empire , battles