History Matters: The Battle of Marathon

May 28, 2019

Dr. Gary Joiner
Credit Press Image / LSU Shreveport

Airs Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Gary Joiner looks back at the Persian Empire's defeat at The Battle of Marathon, and why this history matters.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

Persian: The Picture of Darius the Great in the role of Dariush. Discovered in Persepolis. Available at the Museum of Ancient Iran
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