Greeks and the Persians
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Greeks and the Persians by Cox, George W.

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Published by Longmans, Green, and co. in London .
Written in English



  • Greece


  • Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C.

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Rev. G. W. Cox.
SeriesEpochs of ancient history.
LC ClassificationsDF225 .C8
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 221 p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6949130M
LC Control Number04035010

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Dec 12,  · The Greeks had managed to decimate pretty much any remaining Persian forces in Greece by B.C., and the Persians had grown tired of the Greeks. Eventually, the Greeks realized that they no longer wanted to stay in a continual state of warfare with the Persians and by B.C. both sides had agreed to peace, and this ended the Greco-Persian War. Greco-Persian Wars, a series of wars fought by Greek states and Persia from to BCE. Although the Persian empire was at the peak of its strength, the collective defense mounted by the Greeks overcame seemingly impossible odds and even succeeded in liberating Greek city . 5_The Persians & the 5_The Persians & the Sign In. Whoops! There was a problem previewing 5_The Persians & the Retrying. Jan 18,  · The passage, from Book I of his Histories, is interesting in the way Herodotus contrasts the behavior and values of the Persians with those of the Greeks, with the Persians seeming to come off more favorably: I The customs which I know the Persians to observe are the following: they have no images of the gods, no temples nor altars, and.

History >> Ancient Greece The Persian Wars were a series of wars fought between the Persians and the Greeks from BC to BC. Who were the Persians? The Persian Empire was the largest and most powerful empire in the world at the time of the Persian Wars. They controlled land that stretched from Egypt all the way to India. Persian religion was greatly monotheistic - Zoroastrianism = teachings of the prophet Zoroaster; the world was the arena for a constant battle between good and evil. Unlike the Greeks, the Persians avoided animal sacrifice. There was freedom of religion the the empire. Page - Persians were climbing the hill, the Phokians knew not of their coming, for the whole hill was covered with oak trees ; but they knew what had happened when the Persians reached the summit. Not a breath of wind was stirring, and they heard the trampling of their feet as they trod on the fallen oak leaves. The Persians takes place in Susa, which at the time was one of the capitals of the Persian Empire, and opens with a chorus of old men of Susa, who are soon joined by the Queen Mother, Atossa, as they await news of her son King Xerxes' expedition against the premiered: Athens.