On this Day: Athens Defeats Persian Army at the Battle of Marathon

Sep 12, 2008 Full story: www.findingdulcinea.com 18

On Sept. 12, 490 B.C., an outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians at the Battle of Marathon, and the marathon long-distance footrace was born.

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Ursula B

Long Island City, NY

#1 Sep 12, 2008
Ancient history rocks!
Brett Farve

Castle Rock, CO

#2 Aug 24, 2009
This web-sit helped me SOOOOOO much with my school work:)
Harry Balsagin

Greenville, SC

#3 Feb 8, 2010
This thing sucked, how bout you put the author of this article on the stupid article bc i have a project due in 2 days and im not ready for it
xxKaitlynBoobste rxx3

Lynn, MA

#4 Sep 28, 2010
i dont get it -___- x3
xxKaitlynBoobste rxx3

Lynn, MA

#5 Sep 28, 2010
Harry Balsagin wrote:
This thing sucked, how bout you put the author of this article on the stupid article bc i have a project due in 2 days and im not ready for it
i agree
Donky Kong

Topsham, ME

#6 May 31, 2011
lol
bazzinga

Annandale, VA

#7 Jun 5, 2012
this really sucked
bazzinga

Annandale, VA

#8 Jun 5, 2012
sorry wrong one
Mollie

Athens, GA

#9 Oct 25, 2012
I just wanted to know why the war was started but this was good information to know.
Mollie

Athens, GA

#10 Oct 25, 2012
Donky Kong wrote:
lol

wow you are so stupid why dont you do the project yourself
Mollie

Athens, GA

#11 Oct 25, 2012
oops wrong thing
Dalton

San Diego, CA

#12 Apr 15, 2013
I LOVE Miltiades! He was such a frickin boss!
King Darius I

Deception Bay, Australia

#13 May 1, 2013
I approve this message
Pheidippides

Deception Bay, Australia

#14 May 1, 2013
Had a pretty solid run that day.
Pheidippides

Deception Bay, Australia

#15 May 1, 2013
Ursula B wrote:
Ancient history rocks!
Mate, It was a pretty far run, be respectful
King Darius I

Deception Bay, Australia

#16 May 1, 2013
Them Greeks used hacks
awesome

Eaton, OH

#17 Oct 12, 2013
cool
rhiannon

Moorhead, MN

#18 Oct 23, 2013
even though the athens were greatly outnumbered by the persians they didnt let it discourage them in the slightest. they formed a rank of a tightly wedged triangle and showed them that they were not to be fought down.

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