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Marathon, battle of (490 bc)

John Lazenby

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198606963
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191727467
Marathon, battle of (490 bc)

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Fought during the Graeco-Persian wars, Marathon was the first encounter between Persian and Greek troops on the mainland of

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Subjects: Military History

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