The Persians were in Marathon with 600 ships ordered by King Darius. After 3 days of waiting, the Greeks finally came. The Persians began to load their ships. Catching the Greeks off guard, the Athenians when and attacked the Persian military and got to declare victory for the Battle of Marathon
Battle of Thermopylae
The Persians were angry by their loss. King Xerxes invaded Greece with 200,000 troops. Greek city-states were coming together to prepare for the attack.
Battle of Salamis
Battle of Plataea
The Persians defeated the Spartans in Thermopylae. The Persians got help from a traitor to attack the Greeks. King Leonidas let only some of his troops and saved 300 men to fight in the end. Sadly, the Greeks lost and the Persians got a victory
The Persian ships were too big to get through the strait. The Greeks trapped them! While the Athenians ships went through the strait just smoothly! They trapped the Persians, attacked them, and won the war!
The Greek states have now formed their largest army ! The Persians and Greeks each have about 100,00 to each of their sides The Greeks have defeated the Persians. Soon after, both sides agreed to come in peace with each other. Short later, the Perisans declined their peace a week later.