battle of Marathon


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a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians

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Aidan O'Brien, trainer of Battle Of Marathon and War Envoy was very babyish at Ascot and ducked about when he was hit with the whip.
Maybe you really do think the Battle of Marathon was won with caramel and peanuts, or that the ATHENA poster shop chain was the same as Athena, the goddess?
FRIDAY 490BC The original marathon was won by a breathless messenger who ran 24 miles from the scene of the Battle of Marathon to the city of Athens.
More than any other event, the Marathon connects us to the roots of the Games - dating back to the first Olympic Marathon of 1896, and from there all the way back to the Ancient Greek messenger Pheidippides, who ran 26 miles to inform Athens that the Greeks had won victory at the Battle of Marathon, before dropping dead from exhaustion.
490 BC: The original Marathon was run by a breathless messenger who ran 24 miles from the scene of the Battle of Marathon to the city of Athens.
Pride of place for me, though, were two soldiers' helmets, one Persian and one a Greek eneral's worn at the Battle of Marathon ge general's, worn at the Battle of Marathon in 490BC when the eastern hordes of Darius were defeated by an Athenian-led force.
490BC - The original Marathon was run by a messenger who ran from the scene of the Battle of Marathon t o the city of Athens1066 - William the Conqueror landed in England1685 - Judge
The distance comes from the legend of Greek messenger Pheidippides, which states he was sent from the Battle of Marathon to Athens to announce the Persians' defeat in August or September 490BC.
490BC: The original Marathon was won by a breathless messenger who ran 24 miles from the scene of the Battle of Marathon to the city of Athens.
490BC: The Greeks defeated the Persians under |Darius at the Battle of Marathon.
50 Killarney 1m1/2f Listed ATR Card page 77 A RACE that commemorates the legendary first master of Ballydoyle, its first four runnings from 2009 were won by the yard's current incumbent, and Aidan O'Brien bids to regain the winning thread today with Battle Of Marathon.
Aidan O'Brien also runs ORDER OF ST GEORGE runaway winner of a Leopardstown maiden on his third start, and 100-rated BATTLE OF MARATHON while the field also includes Jim Bolger's well-touted newcomer MCGUIGAN and the Ger Lyonstrained CONVERGENCE, which flopped in the Group 2 Futurity last time.
The Battle of Marathon is one of the proudest moments in the history of ancient Greece.
Greek warfare; from the Battle of Marathon to the conquests of Alexander the Great.