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  • 11 Sep 490 BCE
    A combined force of Greek hoplites defeat the Persians at Marathon.
  • c. 483 BCE
    Themistocles persuades the Athenians to significantly expand their fleet, which saves them at Salamis and becomes their source of power.
  • 480 BCE
    Aegina's fleet participates significantly in the Battle of Salamis. Aegina awarded the victory wreath.
  • 480 BCE
    Cycladic states contribute to the victorious Greek forces against the Persians at the battle of Salamis.
  • 480 BCE
    Artemisia distinguishes herself in naval battles of Artemisium and Salamis.
  • 480 BCE
    Future Athenian general Cimon fights in the battle of Salamis
  • 480 BCE
    A ship from Samothrace participates in the Battle of Salamis on the Persian side.
  • Aug 480 BCE
    The indecisive battle of Artemision between the Greek and Persian fleets of Xerxes I. The Greeks withdraw to Salamis.
  • Sep 480 BCE
    Battle of Salamis where the Greek naval fleet led by Themistocles defeats the invading armada of Xerxes I of Persia.
  • Aug 480 BCE
    Battle of Thermopylae. 300 Spartans under King Leonidas and other Greek allies hold back the Persians led by Xerxes I for three days but are defeated.
  • 479 BCE
    Xerxes' Persian forces are defeated by Greek forces at Plataea effectively ending Persia's imperial ambitions in Greece.
  • c. 415 BCE
    The Histories of Herodotus is published. The work is divided into nine chapters, each dedicated to one of the Muses.
  • 306 BCE
    Demetrius I defeats Ptolemy’s fleet at Salamis, off the coast of Cyprus.

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490 BCE: A combined force of Greek hoplites defeat the Persians at Marathon.
 
483 BCE: Themistocles persuades the Athenians to significantly expand their fleet, which saves them at Salamis and becomes their source of power.
 
480 BCE: Aegina's fleet participates significantly in the Battle of Salamis. Aegina awarded the victory wreath.
 
 
480 BCE: Cycladic states contribute to the victorious Greek forces against the Persians at the battle of Salamis.
 
 
480 BCE: Artemisia distinguishes herself in naval battles of Artemisium and Salamis.
 
480 BCE: Future Athenian general Cimon fights in the battle of Salamis
 
480 BCE: A ship from Samothrace participates in the Battle of Salamis on the Persian side.
 
480 BCE: The indecisive battle of Artemision between the Greek and Persian fleets of Xerxes I. The Greeks withdraw to Salamis.
 
480 BCE: Battle of Salamis where the Greek naval fleet led by Themistocles defeats the invading armada of Xerxes I of Persia.
 
480 BCE: Battle of Thermopylae. 300 Spartans under King Leonidas and other Greek allies hold back the Persians led by Xerxes I for three days but are defeated.
 
 
479 BCE: Xerxes' Persian forces are defeated by Greek forces at Plataea effectively ending Persia's imperial ambitions in Greece.
 
 
415 BCE: The Histories of Herodotus is published. The work is divided into nine chapters, each dedicated to one of the Muses.
 
 
306 BCE: Demetrius I defeats Ptolemy’s fleet at Salamis, off the coast of Cyprus.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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