024 – The Persian War

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: Something is coming…something big! All of Asia is mustered, and they’re coming to enslave Athens, Sparta, and the rest of the gang! In this episode about the Persian War, we’ll hear Herodotus’ account of the titanic conflict that pit the Aegean world against Xerxes, King of Persia. From Marathon, to Thermopylae, to Salamis, we’ll learn how a poor and fragmented band of city states repelled the largest empire the world had ever seen!

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