Season 157 - Day 1 of 14
This battle took place in 490 BC during the first Persian invasion of Greece. It was fought between the citizens of Athens and the Persians.
The battle marked a turning point in the Greco-Persian Wars as the Greek army inflicted a crushing defeat on the more numerous Persians.
According to mythology, an Athenian runner named Pheidippides ran a distance of 42 kilometers from the battleground to Athens to announce the Greek victory.
What is the name of this battle?
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