No , the two are distinct .
He weakened the city-states by bribing some to join him, anddefeated the remainder in a battle dominated by his infantry withlong pikes and his cavalry.
Darius the Great.
After the Athenian and Plataean force defeated the Persian infantrywhich broke and ran.
Athens had a powerful navy. This navy was part of the combined navy of the alliance of southern Greek city-states which defeated the Persian navy (which was composrd of Phoenician, Asian-Greek and Egyptian ships) at Salamis.
He was in his palace at Persepolis in Persia, governing his empire.
In the southern Peloponnese Peninsula.
Persian King Xerxes I and Spartan King Leonidas.
The Emporer Nero, allegedly.
It was a blocking action to bring on a navel action in the nearby strait in which the Greeks hopd to destroy the Persian naval threat. The naval battle failed so the Thermopylai pass was abandoned. The Spartan force of READ MORE