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Ancient Greek History - Greco Persian Wars - Battle of Plataea - 12

In this video we examine the events leading up to and including the Battle of Plataea. Watch entire playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZr2JvFQ...
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The battle of Plataea was a defining battle in the Greco-Persian war.  At this point the Persian navy was not as strong but they did Greek allies.  Interesting info concerning Persian relations with Greeks.  

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The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides | Summary

http://amzn.to/Rhq19c http://www.NovoPrep.com The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides | Summary.
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If you do not have time to read Thucydides, this is a great summary of one of the first historians books that the world has ever seen.  Mostly centered around the Peloponnesian war and how it came to be. 

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Sparta: The Spartan Republic

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Sparta's Journal and Σparta periodicals are peer-reviewed based Journals for the ancient Greek history, ancient Sparta and the Peloponnese. It discusses issues on history, art and culture, military tactics and armor, religion and society.

 

This web site is a good site to review Spartan culture.  This article will describe some of the governments attributes. Use this article and its resources to help answer the question in the 480 BC: Heroism description.


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Spartan culture will be of great use, Their culture will help us uncover why they came to be what they were. Jack Pot!

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Spartans Part 1 of 2

A Spartan is a person from the Greek city Sparta or the ancient Greek city-state of the same name. In the latter context, the term "Spartan" in its most tech...
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Goes in detail with their beliefs and customs and also great facts with their military campaigns against the Persian.

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Ancient civilizations of Europe - Mycenaean Greece (ca.1600-1100 BC)

The Mycenaean civilization flourished in the late Bronze Age, from the 15th to the 13th century BCE and extended its influence not only throughout the Pelopo...
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This video would have been perfect for someones first blog.  Evidence that the Mycenaeans were great warriors.  Ancient roads that led to the Mycenaean palace where Agamemnon onced lived.  

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Greco-Persian Wars - The Causes of War

The Greco-Persian wars saw some of the greatest and most famous battles in history; the battle of Marathon, the battle of Thermoplae, the battle of Salamis. ...
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Everyone what happens after the war but this quickly recaps what led to the beginning of the Greco Persian war.  Greece was leading a revolt after the Persian first strikes.  They united in order to bring down the Persian threat.  Mainly focus on Persian leader Cyrus.   

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The Plague of Athens and a little bit about the Peloponnesian War

Ever wonder what happened to Athens? Join me as we learn about the Plague of Athens and the Peloponnesian war! This is only my second video and I was kind of...
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Quick interesting history of what happened after the Peloponnese, and main reason for the fall of Athens was a plague.  

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Spartan Life

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The Life of a Spartan boy. Perfect for understanding the roots of their warrior society.  Giving your life for the state is the highest honor.

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Greek Mythology: God and Goddesses - Documentary

Greek Mythology: God and Goddesses - Documentary Subscribe now for more documentaries! Thank you! Greek Mythology is the body of myths and teachings that bel...
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could be useful with what the Spartans beleived in

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The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilizat...
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I must look up this guy's youtube channel subscribe to him.  Information about Spartans is very useful, great foundation to start off with basic facts.  

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