The persians started the war thinking that they were going to conquer the Ionian Greeks and athens. they army called hoplite, persia had no fighting experience therefore they got defeated by the athenians and Several Ionian Greek the war ended 490 B.C.E
For the first time in history Athens and Sparta Teamed up for the battle of thermopylae the persian s were led by King Leonedas he spent 10 years planning to destroy greece.The Greeks ended up killing king leonideos and eveyone in his army leaving athen s with a victory.
The Battle of Salmis Was Fought in two strips of water.the Persians thought becasue they had bigger ships they were better.They were wrong the outnumbered greeks ended up winning the battle the war ended 480 BC
King Xerves decieded to try to defeat the last time at the Battle of tn 479 B.C.E. Xerxes returned to Persia, defeated, and never again invaded Greece.