Battle of Marathon, 490 BCE

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by Dept. of History, US Military Academy
published on 17 May 2013
A map illustrating the position of Greek (blue) and Persian (red) forces at the Battle of Marathon in 490 BCE. The allied Greek city-states led by Athens would win the battle and repel the invasion of Greece by Persian King Darius.

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