Battle of Marathon, 490 BCE

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Dept. of History, US Military Academy
published on 17 May 2013
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A map illustrating the position of Greek (blue) and Persian (red) forces at the Battle of Marathon in 490 BCE. The allied Greek city-states led by Athens would win the battle and repel the invasion of Greece by Persian King Darius.

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Academy, D. o. H. U. M. (2013, May 17). Battle of Marathon, 490 BCE. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1226/battle-of-marathon-490-bce/

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Academy, Dept. of History, US Military. "Battle of Marathon, 490 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 17, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1226/battle-of-marathon-490-bce/.

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Academy, Dept. of History, US Military. "Battle of Marathon, 490 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 May 2013. Web. 25 Jul 2021.