Teaching the Battle of Marathon at KS2- don’t miss this

If you are teaching the battle of Marathon as part of your Ancient Greek topic ( and if you are not, you should be!) then you’ll find this very accessible article really helpful. Above all it stresses how amazing the victory was, given the fact that the Persian invasion was the largest the world had seen. It also shows what a close run thing it really was and how close the Athenian plan came to defeat.

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