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Wars of the Achaean League (226 BC–146 BC)

Last days of corinth

Last Days of Corinth, Robert-Fleury


Retreat of the Ten Thousand (401 BC–399 BC)

Xenophon

The Greeks after Cunaxa
Xenophon

Xenophon and the Ten Thousand Hail the Sea


Boeotian Wars (373 BC–362 BC)

Pelopidas

Avenge yourselves by killing my only child.'
Epaminondas and Pelopidas

Epaminondas rescues Pelopidas, Vogel
Epimanondas and Pelopidas

Epaminondas Saves the Life of Pelopidas
Pelopidas and Epimanondas

Pelopidas and Epimanondas
Pelopidas

Pelopidas setting out for Thebes
Epaminondas and Pelopidas

Epaminonas defending Pelopidas


Greco Persian Wars (499 BC–450 BC)

Arrival at marathon

The Invasion of Greece
Xerxes army

Xerxes crossing the Hellespont
Xerxes

The Return of Xerxes to Persia
Marathon

Marathon
Plataea

Plataea
Xerxes

Crossing the Hellespont
Marathon

Return of the victorious Greeks
Fall of athens

The capture of the Acropolis, Zick
Pythia on tripod

The Pythia on the Tripod, Motte
Xerxes

Xerxes watching the Battle of Salamis, Zick
Salamis

The victors of Salamis, Cormon
Salamis

Return of the victors from Salamis
Xerxes

The Battle of Salamis
Marathon

The Battle of Marathon
Marathon

The Plain of Marathon
Leonidas

The Defence of Thermopylae
Salamis

The Triumph of Themistocles after Salamis
Plataea

The Battle of Plataea
Athenians at Salamis

The Victors of Salamis
Thermopylae

Thermopylae
Themistocles and the captains

Themistocles and the Greek Captain
Marathon

They crashed into the Persian army with tremendous force.
Themistocles

Ship dashed against ship, till the Persian dead strewed the deep like flowers.
Salamis

The Victors at Salamis
Marathon

Battle of Marathon.
Salamis

The Victors of Salamis.
Battle of Salamis

Death of the Persian Admiral at Salamis


Greco-Turkish Wars (1807–1897)

Mt. elias

Greek Troops Capturing Mount St. Elias
Mati

Prince Nicholas and his Battery at Mati
Larissa

Greek Peasantry Fleeing from Larissa
Athens

The British Red Cross Nurses Landing in Athens


Greek Rebellions Against Macedonia (338 BC–322 BC)

Battle of carts

The Macedonian Phalanx—Battle of the Carts


Macedonian Conquest of Persia (334 BC–327 BC)

The Granicus

The Granicus
Plain of Issus

Plain of Issus
Siege of Tyre

The Siege of Tyre
Alexander at Susa

Alexander at the Pass of Susa
Macedonian Conquest

The Battle of Issus
Porus and Alexander

Porus before Alexander, Chappel
Darius III

The Death of Darius
Granicus

Alexander's Charge at Granicus
Tyre

Alexander at the Siege of Tyre
Porus and Alexander

King Porus Brought before Alexander
Alexander and Darius

Alexander discovering the body of Darius
Alexander

Alexander scales the walls with three men
Alexander

With an effort he looked at them as they passed.
Routes of Alexander

A Sketch-map of Alexander's Chief Exploratory marches from Athens to Hyderabad and Gaza
Granicus

Passage of the Granicus.


Peloponnesian War (459 BC–404 BC)

Sicilian expedition

Destruction of the Athenian Army at Syracuse
Brasidas

He became a target for every arrow.
Alcibiades

The multitude saluted him with loud acclamations.


Persian Wars of Conquest (547 BC–512 BC)

Sardis

The Siege of Sardis.
Persian Conquests

The War-Chariot of Abradates.
Invasion of Scythia

Darius crossing the Bosporus.
Cambyses

The army of Cambyses overwhelmed in the desert.
Zopyrus and Darius

The Babylonians deriding Darius.
Captives

Babylonian Captives
Persian conquests

Besieging a City
Cambyses

Destruction of Cambyses' Army by a Sandstorm
Croesus

Croesus on the Funeral Pyre
Cambyses

Cambyses at Pelusium
Darius I

War Council of Darius (From the Darius Vase)
Bridge of Darius, Histiaeus

The Greeks Preserve the Bridge of Darius
Cyrus the Great

Cyrus the Great
Capture of Sardis

The Capture of the Citadel


Pyrrhic Wars in Italy (282 BC–275 BC)

Asculum

The Trophies
Asculum

The Rout


Roman Persian Wars (53 BC–627)

Valerian and Sapor II

Valerian before Sapor (rock carving near Persepolis)


Sicilian Wars (492 BC–340 BC)

Timoleon

Timoleon holding the ford of the Crimessus.
Gelon

The Surprise at Himera
Timoleon and eagles

Timoleon and the Eagles
Timoleon

Timoleon setting sail for Sicily


Rise of Sparta (743 BC–471 BC)

Aristomenes

Aristomenes Freed by the Fox


Trojan War (1010 BC–1000 BC)

Troy

The Tortoise
Lacoon

Lacoon and his sons
Trojan Horse

Follow me, my men!'
Hector

Hector's Farewell
Achilles and Hector

Achilles Dragging the Body of Hector
Lacoon

Laocoon and the Horse of Troy


Many were the heroes who sailed away from Greece.


The point of the spear flew over the left shoulder of Patroclus.
Helen of Troy

Often she would stand upon the walls of Troy.