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How Xerxes I and Themistocles prepared for war

In the early 5th century BC, the Greek city-states faced a new and daunting threat from the mighty Persian Empire following their stunning victory at the Battle of Marathon. Just ten years later, in 480 BC, Xerxes I, the powerful ruler of Persia, sought to avenge his father's defeat and conquer Greece. During these years, both sides prepared for the inevitable clash: Persia amassed one of the largest armies in their history...

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    How Xerxes I and Themistocles prepared for war

    How Xerxes I and Themistocles prepared for war

    In the early 5th century BC, the Greek city-states faced a new and daunting threat from the mighty Persian Empire following their stunning victory at …

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