Greco-Persian Wars

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Kelly Macquire
published on 26 April 2012
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The Greco-Persian Wars or Persian Wars were a series of battles in the 5th century BCE between Greece and Persia. This series of wars consisted of some famous battles; Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis and Plataea which resulted in a Greek victory.

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Kelly Macquire
Kelly is a graduate from Monash University who has recently completed her BA (Honours) in Ancient History and Archaeology, focussing on iconography and status in Pylos burials. She has a passion for mythology and the Aegean Bronze Age.

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Macquire, K. (2012, April 26). Greco-Persian Wars. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Macquire, Kelly. "Greco-Persian Wars." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012.

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Macquire, Kelly. "Greco-Persian Wars." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 07 Dec 2021.