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Greco-Persian Wars

The Ancient Greek General who Saved Athens from Persians

The life of the great Athenian general Themistocles is well known, as the low-born leader was lauded even in his time for his brilliance.

Battle of Plataea: The Decisive Victory Against Persia that Saved Greece

The Battle of Plataea was the final battle of the second Persian invasion of Greece with  the victory of the allied Greek forces putting an end to the Persian ambitions

The Greek Historian Herodotus, Known as “The Father of History”

Herodotus (or Ἡρόδοτος), born in Halicarnassus in 484 BC, was one of the most brilliant Greek thinkers of all time and is known worldwide as "The Father of History." He took it upon himself to record the history of the...

Thespians: The Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of Thermopylae

The Battle of Thermopylae, Greece in 480 BC is one of the most famous last stands in history. In the many centuries since the battle, Leonidas and the 300 Spartans have become a symbol of bravery in the face...

“Heroes of Bronze: The Memory” Short Film Brings Ancient Greece to Life

Heroes of Bronze: The Memory is the first CGI short film in a planned series showcasing ancient Greece in magnificent detail. The first part of the series, which premiered on January 21, has garnered over 600,000 views on YouTube and...

Battle Of Plataea Against The Persians Reenacted In Greece

Ancient Greece enthusiasts dressed in armour replicas were reenacting the 479 BC battle of Plataea against the Persians on the original battlefield.