Sentence Examples

  • In the north-east corner is the little plain of Marathon, the scene of the battle against the Persians (490 B.C.).
  • He then attacked the firebreathing bull of Marathon and brought it alive to Athens, where he sacrificed it to Apollo Delphinius.
  • After the battle of Marathon, Themistocles persuaded the Athenians to devote the revenue derived from the mines to shipbuilding, and thus laid the foundation of the Athenian naval power, and made possible the victory of Salamis.
  • Thus' to find the interval between the battles of Marathon (490 B.C.) and Waterloo (A.D.
  • 101-177), Greek rhetorician, was born at Marathon in Attica.

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