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When was the Persian War?

Last Updated: 15th May, 2020

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The Persian Wars were a series of wars fought between the Persians and the Greeks from 492 BC to 449 BC.

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Also know, when did the Persian War start and end?

The Greco-Persian Wars (also often called the Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire and Greek city-states that started in 499 BC and lasted until 449 BC.

Likewise, who won the Persian War? Greeks

Regarding this, why did the Persian war start?

The Greco-Persian Wars were two conflicts that occurred between 490 and 479 BCE and pitted the Persian Empire against the Greek city-states. The conflict began after Athens and Eretria gave assistance to the Ionians in their rebellion against Persia and its ruler, Darius.

How long was the Persian War?

The Persian Wars (sometimes known as the Greco-Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between Greek city-states and the Persian Empire, beginning in 502 BCE and running some 50 years, until 449 BCE.

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What happened after the Persian War?

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What were the causes and effects of the Persian War?

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What were the effects of the Persian War?

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Who defeated Sparta?

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