General History

Marathon Battle

Marathon BattleThe Marathon Battle that took place 2500 years ago in Greece, between Athenians and Persians at Marathon in the greater area of modern Athens.
The significance of the Marathon Battle has had an impact on the entire western civilization, as the result could have changed the world’s history.
If the result of the Marathon Battle had been different, in other words had the Persians won, Athens would be conquered and we would not have had the Golden Age of Pericles. The Golden Age gave to the world, democracy, philosophy, architecture, arts, comedy, drama, theater, music, medicine and astronomy.