Battle of Marathon

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Historical Context Note

This Greek victory over an attempted Persian invasion was decisive. Only ten years later, however, hostilities with the Persians were renewed.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Battle of Marathon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11185, accessed 23 December 2014.]