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    The Battle of marathon was fought in 490 BCE. In which the Greek army was able to overcome the larger army of Persians. The Greeks were able to defeat the Persians due to their weapons and amour, battle tactics and Persian lack of something. This paper will examine the battle decisions of the Greeks at marathon. How there armour and weapons were more beneficial during the battle. Marathon was the first battle where the Greeks were able to defeat the Persians. It was a huge turning point in history if Persia would have defeated the Greeks they would have had control over Athens and then most likely the rest Greece. The Greek hoplites had an advantage over the Persians due to their armour and weapons. The hoplites were heavily armoured infantry…

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    A few days after the Persians left the Spartans showed up and praised the Athenians (Fitzgerald). This is probably for being able to defeat someone with more than twice as much men as them. People heard about it everywhere and it helped them realize that the Persians were vulnerable and could lose (Staff). The battle marked the start of the beginning of the downfall of Persia according to some historians (Staff). This was a major achievement, no one thought the Persians could be stopped. They…

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    general of the Athenian forces, Miltiades, was preparing for the first and final attack. This was where he’d make his final stand, going down in history as one of the greatest upsets in military history. This pivotal battle pushed back the Persians for the time being, saved the city of Athens, and bought time for the Greek city-states to re-organize, preventing Greece and the rest of Europe from being subjugated under Persian rule. This unexpected triumph by the Athenians during the Battle of…

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    Jacob Andrews 09/21/16 3rd Persian War The persians and their king Darius wanted to conquer greece more than ever. Persia wanted more and more land. Also, the greeks helped the ionians to revolt against the persians, and had marched to Sardis and burned the city. The Battle of Marathon was a major battle in the first war between the Greek city and the Persian Empire. It was a major victory for the Greeks, and some historians argue that it is one of the most important battles in the history…

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    The Battle of Marathon and the Compromise of Rivals Throughout history, conflicts have arose between different people that had opposing views or ideas. As a result of these conflicts, battles and wars have been fought, in order for one side to declare superiority over the opposing side. However, other times in history, the result of a conflict was a compromise. In the times of Ancient Greece there was often chaos. Ancient Greece itself was a divided nation, and rivals were born from the…

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    Cannot Compete Against Men in Sports,” Mrs. Amby Burfoot, evaluated the origin of suppression of women in sports. She brought to light the statistical facts if women can compete in sports with men then they should be treated equal. It has been found in many surveys of men and women runners alike that women are usually given an advantage, but that advantage is unneeded. It had been proven that not only can women win without an advantage but they can usually surpass their man opponent in most…

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    This past June, I ran the Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota. I must have motivated my mother from my previous marathon, as she decided to sign up as a charity walker for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in the half distance. My goal of my first marathon had not only been to run for myself, but to inspire my mother to not give up on the passion she once had. Healthy lifestyles are lifetime endeavors not only because they require continuous work, but become inspiring when true results are…

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    main event was the 2-mile. I would run track in the spring and train for a race (like a half marathon) in the fall. I had track practice on weekdays and ran on Saturdays on my own. My junior year of high school, I started track. However, this year, my coach wanted to focus solely on getting me faster. I ran sprints for practice which was not my forte. I asked my coach how many miles he would allow me to run on the weekends. I wanted to run 7 miles but knew he would probably say 3 miles. He told…

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    FINAL REFLECTION In 2015 I ran in an organized race .I had participated in the Madd Dash, also known as the Strides for Change run near Earl March Secondary School. I’ve recieved an approximate time of 28 minutes when finished running the 5km run. During the day of the run, it was very cold and in the middle of the run it started to hail. In 2016, I ran in the Kanata Race Day event at Richcraft Community center during May. The run was during good and well rounded weather conditions for the…

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    race.” This was what I had been telling myself since the start of the week in preparation for my marathon — which was happening today. The reason why I decided I wanted to run a marathon was because of the influence of my sister. It was up in Okanagan where my family and I cheered for my sister as she was participating in the Okanagan Marathon. As soon as she completed the race, and although exhausted, I saw how happy and relieved she was, and felt extremely happy and excited for her new…

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