The Persian Wars

Battle of Marathon,Thermopylae,Salamis

The Battle of Marathon

**Conflicts
-Persians condemned the Greeks as invading terrorists.
-Greeks had helped the Ionians to revolt against the Persians, and had marched to Saudis and burned the city.
-Persia wanted to extend its territory.

The Battle of Thermoplaye

**Conflicts
-Xerxes would conquer those terrorists in Greece.
-There was no other way for an army to get through the mountains into Greece.
-They had to go through a steep mountain pass called Thermopylae.

The Battle of Salamis

**Conflicts
-The Spartans Corinthians wanted to go back to their original plan, and defend southern Greece.
-Athenians wanted to defend their city.
-Athenian Navy tricked the Persian navy into attacking them near the island of Salamis.

The Battle of Marathon (Backround Info)

-Between the citizens of Athens, Persian force commanded by Datis and Artaphernes.
-In 490 BC.
-In Ancient Greece

The Battle of Thermoplaye (Backround Info)

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The Battle of Salamis

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