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Marathon, Battle of

Peter Krentz

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780195170726
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780195388398
Marathon, Battle of

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In 490 bce, on the plain of Marathon, about twenty-five miles (forty kilometers) from Athens, the Athenians defeated the

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Subjects: Classical History

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