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On 13th September 490 B. C., the warlike Persian King Darius I landed his troops in the Greek plains of Marathon, threatening to attack the city of Athens. In response, the Greek city sent citizen soldiers to fiercely defend Attica. The battle played out, resulting in a victory for Athens, thus announcing its legitimacy to all the Greek cities, prompting the creation of the Delian League.
This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more about the Battle of Marathon, providing you with the essential information and saving time.
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. Understand the expansionist desires of the Persian Empire and the Greek uprisings that were at the origin of the conflict
. Identify the main commanders and leaders who led the troops during the battle and how their decisions led to the outcome
. Analyze the consequences of the Greek victory and how this put an end to the first Greco-Persian War
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