Athenian charge at the persian army - battle of marathon
Iranian Susian Spearman Soldier of Pre and Post Achaemenian Era 6 BC
This picture portrays the Battle of Marathon in Greece. This was an epic battle of the Persian War during the classical period in which the Athenian forces defeated the Persians.
In 490 BC, they defeated the Persians at the battle of Marathon. They also gotten help from the Plataeans. The Battle of Marathon has been known to be the famous and the earliest recorded battle.
Persian infantry types
This is the Achaemenid clothing not like the ones in the 300 movie . Pics in: Persepolis- Marvdasht- Siraz- Fars- Iran Achaemenid clothing
Pergamon Museum - Berlin, from Susa, an ancient city of the Elamite, Persian and Parthian empires of Iran. It is located in the lower Zagros Mountains about 250 km east of the Tigris River, between the Karkheh and Dez Rivers.