Battle of Salamis

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  • Essay On Ancient Greek Triremes

    this coming storm of ships and soldiers would meet at the infamous Salamis Bay for one of the biggest sea and land battles in history. Ancient Greek triremes outperformed Persians ships, which led to the victory at Salamis Bay because of their superior design, powerful weaponry, and the skilled seamanship of Athenian sailors. First, the Greeks and their triremes destroyed many enemy vessels and prevailed in the Battle of Salamis Bay because of their superior design. The Greek triremes were the…

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  • Thucydides: The Mytilene Debate

    B. Mytilene debate 1. According to Thucydide, the revolt of Mytilene took place in the year 428 B.C and the debate took place in the city of Mytilene who had surrender to Paches (2013 p 94) 2. The Athenians believed that the revolt at Mytilene was premeditated as the Mytilenean people had planned to unify with Lesbos and revolt against the Athenian Empire (2013 p 94). Their government had plotted a rebellion with the help of the Spartans and Boeotian’s as well as cities on other islands to…

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  • Democracy In Ancient Greece

    number of soldiers by using strategic military tactics at the battle of Marathon. He strengthened his flank and lured the Persians in, and then surrounded them and attacked their flanks. King Darius had 26,000 soldiers and the Greek’s had 9,000 soldiers, and they still were successful. After King Darius I his son Xerxes returned and defeated the Spartans at Thermopylae (480 B.C.). During 480 B.C. the Greeks won an important naval battle, and the following year the Spartans defeated the…

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  • The Importance Of The Battle Of Marathon

    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 Marathon was pivotal in shaping Western Europe and positioning Europe to be a major power throughout history. The Battle of Marathon was vital to the survival of…

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  • The Persian Wars: Persian Invasion Of Greece

    In the 5th century B.C the Persian Wars raged the Mediterranean in attempt to conquer Greece. The Greek history was a series of battles fought between the Greece and Persia from 499 BC to 479 BC. The Persians were successful at invading but never conquered Greece. The Persian Empire was the largest and most powerful empire in the world and Greece had many cities states including the two main powerful states who were Athens and Sparta. This event all started when a few Greek city states who were…

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  • The Conflicts In The Persian Wars

    Greek strategy overcame the sheer size of the Persian Army; utilizing the terrain around them and their men, the Greeks experienced great success in places like Marathon, the Straits of Salamis, and Mycale. However, the Persian’s over reliance on the size of their forces and some crucial battlefield mistakes, like the order to assault at Plataea, greatly aided the Greeks in their…

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  • The Role Of Buggers In Ender's Game

    What if the buggers never enter earth and killed off three thousand people? What would Earth be like? If Ender’s Game did not include Ender, humanity would still develop in the military, but would think humans would be the superior species, and the Battle School would…

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  • Themes In World War Z

    The Horror Fiction novel called World War Z, is a book about an interviewer that catches stories from different places from around the world which forms into a giant story about the World War against this disease. The Plague starts slow and steady with not too many countries taking this threat into consideration. Overtime the Plague hits humanity when they least expected it, and drove the world into chaos. In Clarification, The reason the novel is called world war z is because it’s about the war…

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  • Ideal Command Brazil

    troops. From my personal experience, I can assure everyone that one of the most important factors, aside from logistics, is the training environment. Yes, we should train as we fight. Yes, we do not choose the locations where we will be fighting in battle. However, when we do have the opportunity and resources to train in the perfect environment, should we not take it? Referring back to the wonderful and stable climate of our southern neighbor, I remind you that the overall fascinating climate…

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  • Military Power House Essay

    America has now become known as the power house of the world. We hold the best military power there is. At first it wasn’t that way. During our revolution, we were only farmers who had muskets and pitch forks. Through the help of allies we were able to beat the British and claim our victory and independence. There were many other wars that would happen before us, the U.S. would become the military power house of the world. After WWII in 1939. Then the US decided it was their job to be the police…

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