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Ancient Greek History
Ancient Greek History

Ancient Greek History

Historical educational posts on Ancient Greek history. I'll be covering Greek history stretching from the Greek Bronze Age and the days of Achilles and Troy, to the Hellenistic Age of Alexander and Cleopatra, covering topics ranging from daily city life to all-out warfare. I'll also be looking a lot into Iranian/Persian history, and their infamous conflicts with the Greeks throughout history. All feedback, positive and/or negative, is very welcome. Hope ya learn plenty-a-stuff! :)


THE BATTLE OF PLATAEA, 479 BC: The Final Push

25 Nov 2021 25 minute read 2 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Check out my previous blog on the Battle of Salamis, 480 BC: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/the-battle-of-salamis-480-bc-the-battle-to-save-greece-xmmxxgo   THE SIEGES OF POTIDAEA AND OLYNTHUS [ABOVE: A map of Chalkidike,...

THE BATTLE OF SALAMIS, 480 BC: The Battle to Save Greece

5 Nov 2021 16 minute read 2 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Check out my previous blog on the Persian sack of Athens: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/the-sack-of-athens-480-bc-the-conquest-of-central-greece-xpprerq ARTEMISIA’S ADVICE Xerxes’ fleet sailed for Athens. By this point, i...

THE SACK OF ATHENS, 480 BC: The Conquest of Central Greece

18 Oct 2021 7 minute read 0 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Check out my previous blog on the Battles of Thermopylae and Artemisium: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/battles-of-thermopylae-and-artemisium-480-bc-last-stand-of-t-xyymkkp MARCH THROUGH BOEOTIA After the victory at Thermo...

BATTLES OF THERMOPYLAE AND ARTEMISIUM, 480 BC: Last Stand of the 300 Spartans

8 Oct 2021 23 minute read 7 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Check out my previous blog on Themistocles and Leonidas's preparations for the war: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/battles-of-thermopylae-and-artemisium-part-1-the-second-grec-xmmgwmv THE PRE-BATTLE [ABOVE: The sites of...

THEMISTOCLES + LEONIDAS, 480 BC: Preparing for War

27 Sep 2021 23 minute read 4 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Check out my previous blog on the rise of the Persian king Xerxes, and his march to Greece: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/the-rise-of-xerxes-486-480-bc-start-of-the-second-invasion-xppjekr THE SECOND GRECO-PERSIAN WAR Det...

THE RISE OF XERXES, 486-480 BC: Start of the Second Invasion

29 Jun 2021 17 minute read 10 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Go and check out my previous blog on the Battle of Marathon, 490 BC: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/battle-of-marathon-the-first-greco-persian-war-492-490-bc-xgpxknk THE FALL OF DARIUS Defeat at Marathon left a bitter tast...

BATTLE OF MARATHON, 490 BC: The First Greco-Persian War

5 Jun 2021 20 minute read 7 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Check out my previous blog on the start of the Greco-Persian Wars and the Ionian Revolt: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/the-ionian-revolt-499-493-bc-the-start-of-the-greco-persian-xerdkee MILTIADES THE ELDER: TYRANT [ABOVE...

BATTLE OF MARATHON, 490 BC: Blog Upload Coming Soon (+ memes)

31 May 2021 1 minute read 3 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Sorry it's been a while - I've had a lot of work commitments to make recently, and blogging has had to unfortunately come second to that. I have slowly been working on the next blog, and I'm nearly done. It's a shame this post in particular has had t...

THE IONIAN REVOLT, 499 - 493 BC: The Start of the Greco-Persian Wars

25 Mar 2021 25 minute read 4 comments YouveBeenGreeked

OVERVIEW [ABOVE: Map of the Ionian Revolt, 499 - 493 BC] In 499 BC, the Greek cities of Ionia, on the Western coast of Asia Minor, staged a revolt against Persian rule. Greeks fighting against the Persians were initially successful, especially after...

DARIUS THE GREAT, Part II - Expanding an Empire

17 Jan 2021 24 minute read 10 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Go and check out my previous blog on Darius the Great consolidating his empire: https://www.publish0x.com/ancient-greek-and-roman-history/darius-the-great-part-i-administrating-an-empire-xzwnzow Like Cyrus, Darius was not just a brilliant ruler, but...