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THE PERSIAN WAR!!!. Chapter 4 Sec.3 . Turmoil…. In 500 BC Persians took over many Greek cities in Asia Minor ___________ sends help to rebel  failed Darius Response - . Belief. Persians believed they would easily conquer the small area of Greece

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the persian war

THE PERSIAN WAR!!!

Chapter 4 Sec.3

turmoil
Turmoil…
  • In 500 BC Persians took over many Greek cities in Asia Minor
  • ___________ sends help to rebel  failed
  • Darius Response -
belief
Belief
  • Persians believed they would easily conquer the small area of Greece
  • The battle ahead seemed like the least of their concerns

THEY FORGOT ABOUT the _______________

battle of marathon
Battle of Marathon
  • 490 BC – 20,000 Persians landed on the plain of Marathon
    • Short distance from __________
    • Baited them
    • 10,000 soldiers
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Athenians held back overlooking the plain

  • Persians change their plan of attack
  • Order of boarding the ship - _____________
  • BIG, HUGE MISTAKE!!!!
  • CHARGE
legend
Legend
  • Athenians sent Pheidippides home with news – raced 25 miles from Marathon to Athens
  • Last words were “Victory”
xerx the jerk
“Xerx the Jerk”
  • Son of Darius – 486 BC
  • REVENGE IT WAS  180,000 TROOPS
  • Had slaves carry him on a golden thrown to overlook the total destruction of the Greeks
greeks prepare
Greeks Prepare
  • Spartans send all warriors, Athens sends it Navy
  • PLAN under Athenian General Themistocles
    • Thermopylae
battle at thermopylae
Battle at Thermopylae
  • Greeks were able to stall the Persians for roughly two days
  • A traitor told Persians to use a mountain pass to get around them and attack from the back
  • Greeks lost this battle, but gave Athenians time to assemble in the water
battle of salamis
Battle of Salamis
  • Strait narrow strip  again Greek advantage – Why?
  • Threw burning wood onto ships to destroy them
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Persians burned the city of Athens when they reached on foot

  • 479 BC – created ______________ = largest Greek army to crush Persian army in Plataea

 Persians retreated to Asia Minor

fall of the persian empire
Fall of the Persian Empire
  • Remained for 150 more years, but internal problems
    • Taxes
    • Fight over King
    • By 330 BC - __________________ was no match for the failing empire – last Persian king died