The Greek Strategy at the Battle of Salamis 480 BCE
The history of the second Persian war as presented in most of the modern literature is solely based on Herodotus’ Histories...
The Landmark Thucydides
Covering the conflict between Sparta and Athens and their respective allies in the 5th century BCE this is a fascinating...
The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5
In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization...
The Persians: Lost Civilizations
Iran tends to appear in Western media today only for negative press: conflicts in the Middle East always include speculation...
Tomb of Xerxes
The rock-cut tomb at Naqsh-e Rustam north of Persepolis, copying that of Darius I, is usually assumed to be that of Xerxes...
Now when tidings of the battle that had been fought at Marathon reached the...
Xerxes I Relief
A relief with a representation of Persian King Xerxes I. 5th century BCE, Persepolis.