There were hundreds of city-states fighting in the war. One side was Athens and its empire of a couple of hundred mostly Ionian Greek cities allied to it, and the other the Peloponnesian League, an alliance of mainly Dorian Greek READ MORE
The pass of Thermopylae, Greece.
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1. A strategy of fighting on interior lines, exposing the Persian forces to supply difficulties in a poor and hostile area of operations. 2. Superior land tactics, using terrain to offset the superior cavalry. 3. Superior naval tactics of engaging READ MORE
1. It establishment. 2. Development of its system of governance. 3. Failure of its expansion plans to the east into India and to the west in Europe. 4. The death of Alexander without a clear heir. 5. Its disintegration into READ MORE
The Battle of Marathon was an exceptional achievement for the Greeks over the numerically superior Persians . To send news of this signal victory to Athens , Pheidippides was sent to inform them which required crossing a distance of approximately READ MORE
They had turned their geographical disadvantages to their own favour by building the long walls from the city to their port. They could then defend themselves, supply themselves by sea and launch sea invasions against their enemies – all in READ MORE
After the Athenian and Plataean force defeated the Persian infantrywhich broke and ran.