Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Battle of Marathon

The Classics Department held its fall 2010 picnic on Thursday, 7 October 2010, and this year we celebrated the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon. In mid-September (or mid-August) 490 BCE, a force of 10,000 Greeks (mostly Athenians) defeated … Continue reading

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