Author: Christian Cameron

The Battle of Marathon in 490 BC was one of history’s great turning points – the first time the Greeks managed to defeat the Persians in a pitched battle, it enabled the rise of classical Greek civilization. As John Stuart Mill famously put it, ‘The Battle of Marathon, even as an event in British history, is more important than the Battle of Hastings.’ Without it, the mode….Read More

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