Greco-Persian Wars: Battle of Thermopylae


Subject:
History By Place , Greece , Iran

Description:
This article describes the battle of Thermopylae, fought in 480 B.C. by an alliance of Greek city-states and the invading Persian Empire. "After the Battle of Thermopylae, Persian King Xerxes secretly buried most of the Greek dead and all but 1,000 of his own slain, in order to conceal from his army just how few men had held up his progress for so long." From a publisher of history magazines.

Creator:
Frye, David

Publisher:
Weider History Group

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.historynet.com/greco-persian-wars-battle-of-thermopylae.htm


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