Home School Life Journal

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

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.

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

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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