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A barrier grew between the Near East and Greece, as a result of the Persian Wars. It took until the middle of the following century to break the...

The Persians
The Persians were originally part of a people known as the Aryans. The Aryans were cattle herders from the grasslands of central Asia. At about 2000 B. C., the Persians began to separate from the other Aryans. Finally, they settled…

Greco-Persian Wars

The Greco-Persian Wars (also often called the Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire of Persia (modern day Iran) and Greek  ...

Greco-Persian Wars | 492-449 BC |

May 11, 2015 ... Greco-Persian Wars, also called Persian Wars, (492–449 bce), a series of wars fought by Greek states and Persia over a period of almost half a ...
Soon after Plataea, Athenians attacked Persians; Ionian allies deserted the Persians leading to Greek victory. Athens, in charge of the Delian League, went on the offensive to free the Ionian cities. However, he oppressed the Greeks there which led the eastern Greeks ... More »
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In the first stage of the war between Persia and Greece the Persian armies were led by king Darius I (550-486 B. C.). The Persians lost to the Athenians and their  ...

Persian Wars - Ancient Greece - Mr. Donn

One was ancient Egypt. Another was one of the most powerful and well organized civilizations of the time. It was called the Persian Empire. The Persian Empire ...

First Persian War - Ancient Greece for Kids! - Kidipede home

Battle of Marathon - Ancient Greece for Kids - First Persian War.


THE GRECO-PERSIAN WARS including The Ionian rebellion, Marathon, Themistocles and the fleet, Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea and Mykale.

Persian Wars - Infoplease

Persian Wars, 500 B.C.–449 B.C., series of conflicts fought between Greek states and the Persian Empire. The writings of Herodotus, who was born c.484 B.C., ...

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Q: Who was involved in the Persian War?
A: The Persian Empire and varying coalitions of a couple of hundred Greek city-states in the Eastern Mediterranean over 50 years 499-449 BCE . Read More »
Q: Who lost the Persian War?
A: The Persian conflict with the Greeks went on for a couple of hundred years, as the expanding Persian empire took over Greek city-states in the western Mediterra... Read More »
Q: How long was the persian war?
A: From 499- 448 BC. So, 51 years total. ChaCha for now! ...MORE... Read More »
Q: Who was the persian war between?
A: Persian Wars, 500 B.C. - 449 B.C. The Persian Wars were conflicts fought between The Read More »
Q: When were the Persian Wars?
A: The Persian Wars lasted from 500 BC until 449 BC, which was a series of conflicts fought between Greek states and the Persian Empire. Read More »