Having defeated the persian fleet at the battle of salamis the greeks gained the mastery of the seas, and this allowed them to harass and completely cut off the persian supply lines once their supplies lines were cut, the persian numerical superiority turned into a liability. Greece in the roman era describes the period of greek history when it was dominated by the roman republic, the roman empire and the byzantine empire (collectively, the roman era) it began with the roman victory over the corinthians, at the battle of corinth (146 bc)it continued with the adoption of the city of byzantium by the emperor constantine the great as the capital of the roman empire. The two armies fought together on the plain of marathon for a length of time and in the mid-battle the barbarians were victorious, and broke and pursued the greeks into the inner country but on the two wings the athenians and the plataeans defeated the enemy. The peloponnesian war (431–404 bc) was an ancient greek war fought by the delian league led by athens against the peloponnesian league led by sparta historians have traditionally divided the war into three phases.
Repeatedly defeated in battle by the greeks, and plagued by internal rebellions that hindered their ability to fight the greeks, after 449 bc, the greeks were far too busy overseeing the destruction of their own power to fight against the barbarians. A superior navy made the greeks able to sink much of the persian fleet the athenians and the spartans joined forced to defeat the persians. The greeks then made another crucial decision: instead of pursuing their fleeing foes, they turned inward to aid their countrymen fighting in the center of the battle by then, the persians were in a state of utter confusion.
Thermopylae (lit hot gates) was a pass the greeks tried to defend in battle against the persian forces led by xerxes, in 480 bcthe greeks (spartans and allies) knew they were outnumbered and hadn't a prayer, so it was no surprise that the persians won the battle of thermopylae. In general, it appears that the greeks were able to defeat the persians because of their superior battle tactics of course, we must remember that the victors write the history books and that most. History ancient greece the persian wars were a series of wars fought between the persians and the greeks from 492 bc to 449 bc who were the persians the persian empire was the largest and most powerful empire in the world at the time of the persian wars they controlled land that stretched from egypt all the way to india.
The macedonians were asked to evacuate from the whole of greece and withdrew to macedonia by the romans, and the greek fought against the macedonian army and its king philip v until their final defeat (polybius, livy) after the end of the macedonian kingdom, latin was the official language in roman macedonia from 168 bc until the demise of. Why were the greeks defeated at thermopylae the battle of thermopylae was the first between the persians and greeks during the persian invasion of 480-479 bc the greek force was very small but was determined to make a stand against the huge persian army. The greeks had faith and trust in their skills which helped them hold off the persians but being outnumbered they were eventually deafeted.
When the romans fought the macedonians, especially at cynoscephalae in 197, they were able to use the better maneuverability of the maniples and the ability to deputize them (they are much better articulated than the clunky phalanx) to force the greeks onto unfavorable ground where they could disrupt the formation and flank it. About 2,500 years ago, greece was one of the most important places in the ancient worldthe greeks were great thinkers, warriors, writers, actors, athletes, artists, architects and politicians. The greeks were, ultimately, victorious and their civilization preserved if they had been defeated then the western world may not have inherited from them such lasting cultural contributions as democracy, classical architecture and sculpture , theatre , and the olympic games.
The persian wars took place between greece and persia in the 5th century bce persia invaded greece in 490, leading to the persians' defeat at marathon, and in 480 bce one reason that the greeks. The former finally won in 198 bc when antiochus iii defeated the egyptians and incorporated judea into his empire initially, he continued to allow the jews autonomy, but after a stinging defeat at the hands of the romans he began a program of hellenization that threatened to force the jews to abandon their monotheism for the greeks' paganism. The battle of salamis was fought in september 480 bc during the persian wars (499-449 bc) one of the great naval battles in history, salamis saw the out-numbered greeks best a larger persian fleet the campaign had witnessed the greeks pushed south and athens captured regrouping, the greeks were.
Battle of salamis, (480 bc), battle in the greco-persian wars in which a greek fleet defeated much larger persian naval forces in the straits at salamis, between the island of salamis and the athenian port-city of piraeus. Today, the chanukah story often carries the same message: the greeks were materialistic, promiscuous, godless people, while the jews were moral, spiritual, and god-fearing chanukah, then, celebrates the triumph of righteousness over licentiousness, religion over secularism, spirituality over physicality. The how is quite easy, their legions defeated the phalanx of macedonia in 197bce at cynoscephalae why is a bit more complicated the old ptolemaic kingdom of egypt began to fall apart after the death of ptolemy iv in 203, leading philip v of macedon to try and 'liberate' the greek cities of ionia, which had been under egyptian control.