Hey Athenian, Will you help us rebel against Persia?
Battle of Marathon
Grrr... I can't believe we lost!
I have warn Athens Persia is coming!
I didn't know I had to run this much!
Battle of Thermopylae
If it wasn't for that Persian traitor, I would have lost this battle too!
Here is the secret passage to Sparta Persian
I can't believe we might loose!
Greeks and Persians had a long-standing rivalry. Also, Persia's king was angry that the Athenians had helped the Ionians rebel against the Persia and declared war on Athens and its allies. This is what started the Persian War.
Battle of Salamas
I can't beleive we might Win!
Persians attempted to make their way towards Athens and hope they would surrender,but luckily for Athenians the had an incredible runner named Pheidippides. Pheidippides Ran to go warn Athens the Spartans were coming. He made it but at the end he ended up dying.
Battle of Plataea
Yay! We beat Persia!
A traitor gave Persia a secret passage to Sparta and at the end Persia won!
Effects of The War
Athens tricked Persia to fight in a narrow channel where Persia got stuck.(Persia had way bigger boats than Athens.)
Xerxes Big Boat!
Athens and their allies defeated the Persian army that Xerxes left behind.
All the Greek City-States came together and formed The Delian League!