Ionian Revolt The Persians invaded the home of Stamos and his brother Homer in Ionia. They took everything and all hope was lost until the Athenians came charging in with boats to help the other Greeks. In the end the Persians won and people fled the city.
The Athenians and the Persians had a bloody battle on the plains of Marathon leading to a Greek win. The Greeks were very overpowered by the Persian Army and stand no chance but when the battle was won, celebration roamed the battle field.
After the people of Athens won the battle at Marathon, the Greek Army sent a by the name of Pheidippides to the 26 miles to Athens. When he arrived he said out loud "Rejoice, We Concur". He then died from over exhaustion.
"Rejoice, We concur!"
At the Battle at Thermopylae the Persian Army and 300 Spartan soldiers fought the cliff side with a mountain to the north and the ocean to the south. The Spartans armies had the advangate at the end of the first day but that would come to an end.
The second day of battle would take a dark turn for the Spartans when King Leonidas found out that the Persians were getting over the mountains and were planing on coming behind. With all the Athenians fleeing to protect there home, the 300 Spartans stayed and died heroes protecting the people of Greece.
As the Persian War, the navy had there turn. The little Greek boats forced the very large Persian Navy ships into a small strait to sink them. The strait was very narrow and the large ships could not turn around. They were stuck.