The battle ended with the overwhelming victory of the Macedonian army over the Persian army led by Darius III.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
Ancient Persian monarchs were famous for the size of their empire and their wealth.
The outcome of one of the greatest battles in the history of the ancient East (fought by the Egyptians and Hittites) was indecisive.
The marathon running event was instituted in commemoration of the run of a Greek soldier after the Battle of Marathon, fought between the Athenian and the...
The Greek fleet owed their success to their good tactics and their fast and easily manoeuvrable ships.
The battle of the Greek-Persian War became famous for the heroic sacrifice of the Spartan soldiers.
A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.
The phalanx formation was a military formation of the Greek heavy infantry.
The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.
King Darius as well as Xerxes built pontoon bridges across the Bosphorus for the Persian army.
The battle, that is considered to be a tactical masterpiece, meant a decisive victory for Alexander the Great against Persia.
The legendary ruler and military leader, Alexander the Great, established a vast empire.
Ancient Greek heavy infantryman.
Soldiers of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom were dreaded warriors.
Dreaded Germanic warriors spreading out from Northern Europe towards the south also threatened the Roman Empire.
The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.