History’s Turning Points Epusode 2: 480 BC, The Battle of Salamis

Second of this six part series.

At Salamis Bay, the Golden Age began when the Greeks expel the Persians, sinking 200 Persian ships while losing only 40 of their own. Themistocles not only was not rewarded for his victory, but was removed as Athen’s leader for being too arrogant.

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