The Persian Wars

By Bridgitte Feldman

The Persian Wars in a Nutshell


The Greeks sent supplies to city-states near Persia because they needed help defeating the Persians. This caused the Persians to become upset, so they attacked Greece three times. Each time, the Greeks won. In the most famous battle, the Athens used their small and nimble ships to get the big Persian ships into a small area and they threw burning logs on their boats.

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