Battle of Salamis 480 BC (Persian Invasion of Greece) DOCUMENTARY

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Two of the very first civilizations - Greek and Persian - fought for millennia, so it is not a surprise that some of the most memorable battles of the ancient era were between them. The battle of Salamis of 480 BC was central in defence of free Greece against the Persian invasion and can be considered a focal point the history of mankind. Enjoy the video and then join us in the comments section!

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Primary sources used:
Hanson, Victor Davis (2001). Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power. New York: DoubleDay, 2001
Green, Peter (1998). The Greco-Persian Wars. Berkeley
Сергеев В. С. Глава IX. Греко-персидские войны // История Древней Греции. — М.: АСТ, 2008

Inspired by: BazBattles, Invicta (THFE), Epic History TV and Historia Civilis, Time Commanders

Machinimas made on the Total War: Rome 2 engine

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