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Marathon, battle of

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199545568
Published online December 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191735257
Marathon, battle of

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fought at *Marathon in 490 bc, probably near the surviving mound (sōros) covering the cremated remains of the Athenian dead. The Athenians and their allies from ...

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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