Plataea 479 BCE

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by MinisterForBadTimes
published on 08 May 2013
The initial positions of the Greek (blue/purple) and Persian (red) armies prior to the Battle of Plataea in August 479 BCE. The two armies were separated by the river Asopus. Also indicated are the Persian fortified camp, the town of Plataea and the hills of Cithaeron (dark brown).

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