The Birth of the Athenian Golden Age: The Battle of Marathon

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The Golden Age of Athens began in 478 BCE when the Athenians defeated the invading Persians, marking the political, economic, and cultural growth of what is not the Greek capital.

The Varangian Chronicler has beautifully chronicled the Battle of Marathon and its consequences, leading to the Athenian Golden Age.

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