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HOPLITES! Greeks at War - Full animation
Video by Steve Simons

HOPLITES! Greeks at War - Full animation

Hoplites! Greeks at War is a new animation created for Panoply's 'Every Soldier has a Story' exhibition at the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, University of Reading. Visit http://www.panoply.org.uk/everysoldier.html to find out more.
Battle of Marathon, 490 BCE
Image by Dept. of History, US Military Academy

Battle of Marathon, 490 BCE

A map illustrating the position of Greek (blue) and Persian (red) forces at the Battle of Marathon in 490 BCE. The allied Greek city-states led by Athens would win the battle and repel the invasion of Greece by Persian King Darius.
Dying Persian
Image by Mark Cartwright

Dying Persian

A marble head depicting a dying Persian. 2nd century CE Roman copy of a Greek 3rd century BCE original. From the Domus Tiberiana, Rome. (Forum Museum, Rome)
Plataea 479 BCE
Image by MinisterForBadTimes

Plataea 479 BCE

The initial positions of the Greek (blue/purple) and Persian (red) armies prior to the Battle of Plataea in August 479 BCE. The two armies were separated by the river Asopus. Also indicated are the Persian fortified camp, the town of Plataea...
Side View, Arch of Constantine
Image by Mary Harrsch

Side View, Arch of Constantine

The Arch of Constantine in Rome, built in c. 315 CE to commemorate the Roman emperor's victory over Maxentius in 312 CE. It is the largest surviving example of a Roman Triumphal Arch.
Battle of Thermopylae 480 BCE
Image by Dept. of History, US Military Academy

Battle of Thermopylae 480 BCE

A map indicating the location and military positions taken in the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BCE between the Persian invading forces of Xerxes I against a small Greek force led by Spartan king Leonidas. Defending the pass for three days...
Battle of Salamis, 480 BCE
Image by Dept. of History, US Military Academy

Battle of Salamis, 480 BCE

The distribution of the respective fleets of the Greek allied states (blue) against the Persian forces of Xerxes (red), 480 BCE. The Greeks would outmanoeuvre the Persians in the shallow waters of the straights and win a victory which would...
Greek Trireme [Illustration]
Image by MatthiasKabel & Sting

Greek Trireme [Illustration]

Model of a Greek Trireme. Displayed at Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany.
Greek Trireme [Artist's Impression]
Image by The Creative Assembly

Greek Trireme [Artist's Impression]

An artist's rendition of a Greek trireme in battle.
Greek Warships
Image by The Creative Assembly

Greek Warships

An artist's impression of what a fleet of Greek warships may have looked like.