Ch. 4, "The Ancient Greeks," Sec. 3, "Persia Attacks the Greeks"

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Iran

a theocratic islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia

empire

a monarchy with an emperor as head of state

Persian Gulf

a shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula,

Persian Wars

Conflicts between Greek city-states and the Persian Empire, ranging from the Ionian Revolt (499-494 B.C.E.) through Darius's punitive expedition that failed at Marathon. Chronicled by Herodotus. (131)

Herodotus

the ancient Greek known as the father of history

rivalry

the act of competing as for profit or a prize

arrogance

overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

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