Intro to Themistocles

Portrait of Themistocles from The Greeks documentary

Themistocles was an Athenian general and politician of superlative skill and foresight. He fought against the Persians at the Battle of Marathon while a young man, and distinguished himself as the savior of all Greece by persuading Athens to build a navy which went on to defeat Persia at Salamis in 480 bc.


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Intro to Themistocles
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