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Persian Wars

Persian Wars   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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The Persian Wars, more accurately called the Greco-Persian Wars, became a pivotal moment in history for the Greeks. To the

Persian Wars

Persian Wars (499–479 bc)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
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Encyclopedias
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86 words

Conflict between the ancient Greeks and Persians. In 499 bc the Ionian cities of Asia Minor rebelled against Persian rule.

Persian Wars

Persian Wars   Reference library

John F. Lazenby

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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1,620 words
term usually applied to the two Persian attempts to conquer Greece in 490 and 480/79 bc. The origins of the conflict go back to mainland Greek involvement in the rebellion of the Asiatic ... More
Persian Wars: the Persian viewpoint

Persian Wars: the Persian viewpoint   Reference library

Pierre Briant and Amélie Kuhrt

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,438 words

One of the great problems for the historian is the absence of any direct reflection of the Persian angle on this celebrated conflict. In fact, besides the ...

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