The great naval battle of Salamis was fought between the Greeks and Persians in 480 BCE in the narrow strait between Salamis and Attica. The Phoenicians made up an important part of the Persian navy. King Xerxes I of Persia had with him three loyal kings from the Phoenicians city-states: King Eshmunazar II of Sidon, son of high priestess of Astarte; King Mattan IV of Tyre, son of Hiram; and King Maharbaal of Arvad.

The great naval battle of Salamis was fought between the Greeks and Persians in 480 BCE in the narrow strait between Salamis and Attica. The Phoenicians made up an important part of the Persian navy. King Xerxes I of Persia had with him three loyal kings from the Phoenicians city-states: King Eshmunazar II of Sidon, son of high priestess of Astarte; King Mattan IV of Tyre, son of Hiram; and King Maharbaal of Arvad.

Account of Xerxes witnessing the battle of Salamis between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire in September 480 B.C., in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens. It marked the high-point of the second Persian invasion of Greece which had begun in 480 B.C.

Account of Xerxes witnessing the battle of Salamis between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire in September 480 B.C., in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens. It marked the high-point of the second Persian invasion of Greece which had begun in 480 B.C.

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1oz Silver Proof Coin Series The Battle of Salamis 480BC battle of salamis coin , perth mint coins, bullion coins , silver coins

The Battle of Salamis was fought between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire in 480 BC, in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens. It marked the high-point of the second Persian invasion of Greece, which had begun that spring.

The Battle of Salamis was fought between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire in 480 BC, in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens. It marked the high-point of the second Persian invasion of Greece, which had begun that spring.

"The Battle of Salamis, a naval battle fought between an alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire under Xerxes I in 480 BC. Trapped in the narrow straits, the Persian ship formation became disorganized, allowing the Greek navy, under the Athenian general Themistocles, to rout them"

"The Battle of Salamis, a naval battle fought between an alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire under Xerxes I in 480 BC. Trapped in the narrow straits, the Persian ship formation became disorganized, allowing the Greek navy, under the Athenian general Themistocles, to rout them"

Themistocles (524 - 459 a. C) Athenian politician and general. One of the most important battles of the ancient world was that of Salamis (Medical War II, in 480 a. Of C) and resulted in the destruction by the Greeks of the huge fleet of the Persians. The latter, led by Xerxes, had launched a massive invasion of Greece, Asia Minor through making a huge army raced across the plains of Anatolia, Laodicea, Sardis and Pergamum, intending to cross the Dardanelles to reach the Greeks in the…

Themistocles (524 - 459 a. C) Athenian politician and general. One of the most important battles of the ancient world was that of Salamis (Medical War II, in 480 a. Of C) and resulted in the destruction by the Greeks of the huge fleet of the Persians. The latter, led by Xerxes, had launched a massive invasion of Greece, Asia Minor through making a huge army raced across the plains of Anatolia, Laodicea, Sardis and Pergamum, intending to cross the Dardanelles to reach the Greeks in the…

A map showing the Greek world at the time of the Battle of Marathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A map showing the Greek world at the time of the Battle of Marathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Themistocles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His naval victory over the Persians was as great as the battle of Thermopylae.

Themistocles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His naval victory over the Persians was as great as the battle of Thermopylae.

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