This idea or plan of catching you off guard and attacking your military when you didn't even know was the Greeks idea.
Battle of Marathon
We have been here waiting for you at Marathon so that we could begin the battle Greeks...
King Xerxes of Persia wants revenge
I am so mad ! I will have revenge. You will never win again !
King Leonidas getting ready to fight
I must get all the supplies ready because I am going to defeat the Persians. I have 7,000 soldiers that are ready to fight
We have our supplies
King Darius of Persia sends his military men to Marathon to defect the Greeks. The Greeks never showed up so they never came. The Persians finally make the decision to pack up their ships and go to Athens to attack. In the end the Greeks show up and attack Persians. The Greeks win the war.
Battle of Thermopylae (With a traitor)
Hey this is a secret way you can go and then you can attack them and win the war
At this time the Persians got angry because they lost and they wanted revenge against the Athenians. So Kings Xerxes the king of Persians invaded the Greeks with 200,000 troops. The Greek city states came together such as the Athenians and the Spartans to try to defeat the Persians.
Battle of Salamis
This boat is so big. It is so hard to get through. They might attack us! Oh No!!!
King Leonidas was getting ready for the Battle of Thermopylae . He gathered all his supplies to defeat the Persians.He controlled a military force of 7,000 soldiers to fight.
The city states come together and they are stronger
We have over 100,000 soldiers so we will win and defeat you for the last time!
In the Battle of Thermopylae the Persians defeated the Spartans. This happened because a traitor helped the persians attack the Greeks. So the Greeks lose and the Persians won the war.
The Themistocles of Athens came up with a plan to attack Persia ships. They went through a strait which is a narrow sea between 2 landmasses . The Persian ships were so big it was hard to move around, on the other hand the Athenian ships were small so they could move smoothly to attack the Persian ships. At the end the Greeks won the war.
Since this boat goes through the straight easily we can attack them!
The Greek city states come together and they are even stronger. The Greeks fight the Persian again. The Greeks had over 100,000 soldiers on each side so the Greeks defeated the Persians. So the Persians no longer had control of the Greek City states. There was peace at last betwenn eachother.