battle of Plataea

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a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC


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In the first issue, he tells the glorious story of the Battle of Plataea (i.
In an attempt to regain his name, Aristodemus conducts a suicidal charge at the final battle of Plataea.
7) The victorious land battle of Plataea, which marked the end of the Persian Wars in the aftermath of Salamis, has often been relegated to the realm of a "mop-up" operation.
Set pieces include a Spartan king refusing to prostrate himself before the Great King--he gives him a curt nod instead--the heroic stand of Leonidas and the Spartans at Thermopylae and the Greek defeat of the Persians at the battle of Plataea.
The newly published fragments of Simonides' long elegiac poem on the battle of Plataea give a good indication of how much detail such works might contain.
On the eve of the Battle of Plataea, the Spartans expressed fear that the citizens of Athens, their allies of the moment, would come to terms with the Persians.