In September of the year 490 BC, just 42 km outside of Athens, an army of brave Greeks saved their city from the invading Persian army.
The discovery of the helmet of Miltiades is one of the most important archaeological finds in history.
Why is the ancient Greek man Pheidippides, the greatest runner in world history after whose exploits the concept of the marathon was created, remembered for running the 25 miles from Marathon to Athens rather than the distance from Athens...
The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities
The exhibition at the Athens National Museum titled "Glorious Victories" is part of a major program, and its Celebrating Greek Battles Anniversary