The Greeks

The Battle of Marathon

Clip: Episode 3 | 1m 41s

Starting with their famous 16-pound shields, the ancient Greeks beat back invading Persian forces by adhering to strategy of mutual protection. Bolstered by the bonds in their community and a sense of brotherhood, the Greeks routed the much larger Persian army in this epic battle.

Aired: 07/04/16

Rating: TV-PG

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