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Marathon, battle of

Edited by John Roberts

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780192801463
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727061
Marathon, battle of

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fought at Marathon in 490 bc, probably near the surviving mound 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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