The Persian Wars witnessed the clash of two mighty opponents: the Persians and the combined city-states of Greece. The wars would give rise to heroes, such as Leonidas and his valiant Spartan defenders, and classic battles, such as Marathon.
Events: An overview of the Persian Wars.
Prominent figures: Prominent characters who were involved.
Armies: The men, the machinery, and the arms and armor.
Battles: The clashes that shaped history.
Terminology: Key terminology.