The conquered Greeks rebel from Persian rulers with the help of the Athenians. Even with help, Persia defeats the uprising. The king is Darius 1.
Here we are!
The Greeks fight the unready Persian army at Marathon. After waiting several days, the Athenians attack the Persians. The Persians are being led by Darius 1. Athens are the victors. However, this causes Persia to go sail to Athens.
We must win to protect Athens!
The outnumbered Spartans fight the Persian army. They lose because a traitor shows a trail around the spartan line. The Persian king is Xerxes I. This leads to the battle of Salamis. King Leonidas of Sparta was one of the three hundred soldiers for Sparta. Peria wins the battle of Thermopylae.
Destroy them! We have more soldiers!
The smaller and faster Athenian triremes were able to use geological advantage and outmaneuver the larger Persian ships. This causes King Xerxes to retreat. They defeated the Persian navy losing only around 100 ships. However, the Persians were able to burn down Athens. The citizens of Athens were on an island. The Greeks won the battle of Salamis.
The equal forces of Greece and Persia clash at Platea . The forces and weaponry are equal. They both wield a force of 100,000 men. The Athenian leader is Themosticles. Greece eventually wins and this leads to the downfall of Persia.
This is the final Battle.
The Persian citizens rebel because of heavy taxes for luxuries and Persia is invaded by Alexander the Great.