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Home School Life Journal
"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."
Saint Francis DeSales
painting by Katie Bergenholtz

Ancient Greece: Persian Wars, 499-449 BC.

Cyrus the Great of Persia
Under Darius the Mede, the Persians attempt to conquer Greece.
The rebuilding of the temple.

Battles:
Ionian Revolt
Marathon, 490
Thermopylae (under Xerxes, Darius' son)
Salamis (480)
Plataea and Mycale (479)

Rulers:
Athens: Themistocles and Aristides
Sparta: Leonidas

Organization of the Delian League. Smaller states paid money to Athens for support of her navy, beginning the Athenian empire.

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