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SS- Anc.Greece 17-21

7th Grade S.S. Ancient Greece Unit Flashcards 17-21

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Battle of Thermopylae: outcome and Greek strategy The outcome of this battle was that the Persians won. However, many Greeks considered it as a victory. In this battle, the Persian leader was Xerxes, while the Greek leader was Leonidas.
Battle of Thermopylae: outcome and Greek strategy continued Again, the Greeks chose a narrow pass to reduce the number of Persians that could engage in the fight. This lead to the Persians not being able to use their cavalry.
Xerxes Leader of the Persians during the Battle at Thermopylae which ended up being a Persian victory. Darius's son and lead the attack in his father's honor. He also built a boat-bridge across the Hellespont.
Xerxes continued After that victory, he burned the empty city of Athens to the ground, including the Acropolis. He was also the leader of the Persians during the last major battle of the Persian Wars, the Battle at Salamis.
Xerxes continued 2 It ended up being a Greek victory because a double agent told him the wrong information and led him to where the Greeks were waiting to attack. (This card is a continued 2)
Leonidas Leader of the Greeks against Xerxes' army at Thermopylae where they were outnumbered 50-1. He led the Spartans at the Stand of the 300 where he, along with every other Spartan was killed.
Leonidas continued However, this last stand bought enough time for the Greek forces to get away, and for the rest of Greece to prepare.
Battle of Salamis: outcome and Greek strategy In this last major battle of the Persian Wars, the Greeks pulled out a win. A double agent secretly working for he Greeks, told the Persians false information, that the Greeks were still licking their wounds from the previous major battle.
Battle of Salamis: outcome and Greek strategy continued Additionally, the two leaders were Themistocles from the Athenians and Xerxes from the Persians. The Greeks instigated the fight in the strait of Salamis which is a narrow waterway.
Battle of Salamis: outcome and Greek strategy continued 2 The Persians were forced to get in line to fight the Greeks who were waiting with better, faster ships.
Themistocles He was the leader of the Athenians during the Battle at Salamis and the leader of the Greek navy during the Battle at Thermopylae. He thought of the idea to instigate the fight with the Persians in the strait of Salamis (they won).
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