Second Persian invasion of Greece
The second Persian invasion of Greece (480–479 BC) occurred during the Greco-Persian Wars, as King Xerxes I of Persia sought to conquer all of Greece. The invasion was a direct, if delayed, response t...
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The Greco-Persian Wars -- Second Persian Invasion of Greece ...
Apr 17, 2010 ... A short 'documentary' on the Second Persian Invasion of Greece during the Greco-Persian Wars. Information subject to change. Compiled by ...
Herodotus
Herodotus (/hɨˈrɒdətəs/; Ancient Greek: Ἡρόδοτος Hēródotos [hɛːródotos]) was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey) and lived in the fifth century ...
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Hoplite
Hoplites were citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greek city-states who were primarily armed with spears and shields. Their main tactic was the phalanx formation. The hoplites were primarily free citizens—pr...
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Phalanx formation
The phalanx (Ancient Greek: φάλαγξ, Modern Greek: φάλαγγα, phālanga; plural phalanxes or phalanges; Ancient and Modern Greek: φάλαγγες, phālanges) is a rectangular mass military formation, usually com...
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Ancient Greek warfare
The Greek 'Dark Age' drew to a close as a significant increase population allowed urbanized culture to be restored, and the rise of the city-states (Poleis). These developments usher in the Archaic pe...
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