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Salamis, Battle of

Salamis, Battle of   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
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2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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1,996 words

In 480 b.c.e., the Persian king Xerxes I (r. 486–465 b.c.e.) invaded Greece with a combined land and

Salamis, Battle of

Salamis, Battle of   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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1,166 words

The Battle of Salamis proved to be a watershed event of the Greco-Persian conflict in 480 bce. The crippling

Salamis, battle of

Salamis, battle of (480 bc)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

This was the decisive naval encounter of the Graeco-Persian wars. Following three days of indeterminate skirmishing off Artemisium, the

Salamis, battle of

Salamis, battle of (480 bc)   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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183 words
The Persians, tempted, perhaps, by a message from *Themistocles, moved into the channel between the island and the mainland, almost certainly at night, to confront the Greek fleet, based ... More

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