On the coast of Anatolia where Greeks where settles around 546 BC. Persians concord leaving Athenians to send in ships to help aid.
We must return.
Across the Aegean sea north east of Athens a crew of 25,000 Persians where about to set sail. Not knowing that sitting in marathon 10,000 Athenians where waiting for then. As the Persians fled they lost in a toatle of 6,000 men as Athens only lost 200. Leading them in a victory.
There is another way around.
The 26 mile run that Phydippidys ran from when the battle was in Marathon all the way back to Athens to deliver the news of their victory and to be extra careful due to lack of protection. As well to tell them to not give up without a fight because anyone can do anything before he blacked out and died.
Xerxes Darius the greats son created a group that was said to crush Athens. He wanted to finally bring peace and show his dad that he could take them down.His army met no resistance as they marched down the east coast of Greece.
As he plans the soon attack. 300 Spartans positioned themselves along with 7,000 Greeks and began to prepare them self's for the upcoming attack. As Darius aporocahes he comes to a problem. Until he was informed about a small canal that will be able to send him back so he can attack from behind. The Greeks fled but the Spartans stayed and all died giving a great honor to grease
Athens did there best to defend there land. Themistocles positions his fleet in a narrow canal near the island of salamis. A few miles away from the fire they set in Athens. Not knowing that they were traped because there ships where to large and smaller ships where attacking