Visual Timeline: Marathon

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650 BCE - 350 BCE: Hoplites are the major protagonists in Greek land warfare.
 
 
546 BCE: Pisistratus lands his Argive mercenary force at Marathon and with victory at Pallene establishes himself once again as tyrant of Athens.
 
492 BCE: Darius I of Persia invades Greece.
 
 
490 BCE - 480 BCE: A 1.4m tall Iris or Nike sculpture is erected on the acropolis of Athens in memory of the general Kallimachos, killed in the battle of Marathon.
 
 
490 BCE: Athens builds a treasury at Delphi following their victory at Marathon against Persia.
 
490 BCE: A combined force of Greek hoplites defeat the Persians at Marathon.
 
 
415 BCE: The Histories of Herodotus is published. The work is divided into nine chapters, each dedicated to one of the Muses.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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