Themistocles' naval policy at Athens

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Historical Context Note

Themistocles encouraged the building of a large fleet that proved crucial in Athens' victory over the Persians at the naval Battle of Salamis.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Themistocles' naval policy at Athens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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