Second Persian War

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Historical Context Note

The Persians under Xerxes' command successfully invaded Thrace, Macedonia, Thessaly and central Greece before they were finally defeated and expelled.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Second Persian War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11191, accessed 20 December 2014.]