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01 Xerxes Invades

Xerxes invaded Greece at the head of a massive army and navy. He crosses the Hellespont in April 480 BCE and makes his way towards mainland Greece, reaching Thermopylae in early September. There the Greeks try to delay him, at Thermopylae by land and Artemisium by sea.

02 The advance continues

With the defeat at

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