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The famous battle of marathon where the Athenians defeated the Persians was in 490 BCE. A couple years before that in 492 BCE ┬áthe Persians defeated Thrace and Macedonia. At that time Macedonia was ruled by Alexander who was the great great great grandfather of Alexander the Great who would conquer Persian in the 330’s BCE.

(The Great Courses – The Persian Empire)

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