The persian empire is expanding west and has set its eyes on Greece.
Battle of Thermopylae
It is time to join the Persian army.
Ionian citizens attempt to get rid of their Persian rulers. They ask the Greek city-states for help. The Persian ruler Darius is not amused. He want to punish the Greek people.
How did the war end
We will leave you alone and not try to conquer Greece ever again.
Persians invited greece by land so instead the attacked by sea. After persians had left the boats the greeks took home a great victory.
300 Spartans head off the Persian army on a small strip of land called Thermopylae.
The Greek fleet led by Athenians defeated the Persians navy in the Bay of Salamis. They Greek trick the Persians again and trick them and defeat them. This will end the fights because Persians will not want to conquer Greece. They defeated them by having the city-states worked together to defeat the common enemy.