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Which battle ended the Persian War?

Last Updated: 6th January, 2020

Although the Persian invasion was ended by the battles at Plataea and Mycale, fighting between Greece and Persia continued for another 30 years.

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Also asked, when did the Persian War end?

449 BC

Beside above, who defeated the Persian Empire? Alexander

Additionally, what were the 3 major battles of the Persian War?

Several of the most famous and significant battles in history were fought during the Wars, these were at Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis, and Plataea, all of which would become legendary. The Greeks were, ultimately, victorious and their civilization preserved.

At what city near Athens did the Spartans defeat the Persians?


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What were the major events of the Persian Wars?

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Did the Spartans won the Persian War?

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