The fall of the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE had reverberating historical consequences – particularly for ancient city-state rivals, Sparta and Athens. Visualize the events leading up to this famous military defeat with this specially curated slideshow by Paul Cartledge. 

The fall of the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE had reverberating historical consequences – particularly for ancient city-state rivals, Sparta and Athens. Visualize the events leading up to this famous military defeat with this specially curated slideshow by Paul Cartledge.