Tides of History
Tides of History
Wondery / Patrick Wyman
The Greco-Persian Wars, Part 3: Athens in Flames and the Battle of Salamis
37 minutes Posted Oct 19, 2023 at 12:01 am.
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The Persian invasion of Greece aimed to do one thing above all else: punish Athens for its transgressions against the Great King. After defeating Leonidas, the vast army descended on Attica and burned much of the city. But the Greek allies were waiting for them nearby, and the result was one of the largest and most decisive naval battles in history - the Battle of Salamis.


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