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The Greek and Persian wars were important events in Greek history. At the time, the Persian Empire was larger, wealthier, and had more men, but still the Greek forces were able to unite together and defeat them. When the Greek and Persian Wars were happening, around 492 BC to 449 BC, the Persian Empire was almost as strong and successful as it had ever been. The Greeks were out numbered, more than 7 to 1 and at times, even 15 to 1, by the Persians, but when the wars were over the Greeks had defeated the Persians. There are two main reasons why the Greeks were able to defeat the Persian Empire.

[...] It was this feeling of unity that would lead these Greek city-states to become strong and successful. Athens created a battle formation called a phalanx In this formation, soldiers were heavily armed. The soldiers would hold their shields while overlapping them to protect the soldier on both sides of them. The phalanx formation would require the soldiers to count on each other for protection and survival. This strategy led the Athenian soldiers to push the Persians from Ionian land. At the time of the Persian war, the Persian Empire was strong. [...]


[...] The Greek strategies that won the Persian Wars The Greek and Persian wars were important events in Greek history. At the time, the Persian Empire was larger, wealthier, and had more men, but still the Greek forces were able to unite together and defeat them. When the Greek and Persian Wars were happening, around 492 BC to 449 BC, the Persian Empire was almost as strong and successful as it had ever been. The Greeks were out numbered, more than 7 to 1 and at times, even 15 to by the Persians, but when the wars were over the Greeks had defeated the Persians. [...]

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