Marathon

2008-10-19
pa190020 On 11 September 490 BC, the Greek and their Plateian allies, despite being outnumbered 2 to 1 (11000 to 20000-25000) defeated the Persian army when it...
On 11 September 490 BC, the Greek and their Plateian allies, despite being outnumbered 2 to 1 (11000 to 20000-25000) defeated the Persian army when it…
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pa190010 The remains of 192 Athenians who fell in the battle were buried in a tumulus.
The remains of 192 Athenians who fell in the battle were buried in a tumulus.
pa190016 A monument was erected to celebrate the victory.
A monument was erected to celebrate the victory.
pa190030 A soldier was dispatched to bring the good news to Athens, around 40km from Marathon. He died shortly after announcing the news of the victory. The classic...
A soldier was dispatched to bring the good news to Athens, around 40km from Marathon. He died shortly after announcing the news of the victory. The classic…
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pa190032 The blue line on the road marks the official itinerary of the Marathon race.
The blue line on the road marks the official itinerary of the Marathon race.
pa190012 Middle Helladic tombs, 2000-1600 BC. Pottery and bones were found in the sepultures.
Middle Helladic tombs, 2000-1600 BC. Pottery and bones were found in the sepultures.
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