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Marathon

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City of Attica, along the coast facing Euboea, northeast of Athens, one of the Attic demes.
Marathon was the site of a famous battle fought, an won, by the Athenians under the leadership of Miltiades against the Persian armies of Darius in 490, which put an end for several years to the pretense of the Persians to annex Greece.

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First published January 4, 1998 - Last updated December 5, 1998
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