The Persians & Greeks – Crash Course World History

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October 24, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

Get a head start on learning! This is NOT a required homework, but since we just finished studying the war between the Persians and Greeks, I thought I would post it for you to watch. This may be one of your debate questions, so it would probably be a good idea to check it out. I hope you find it educational and entertaining!

2 thoughts on “The Persians & Greeks – Crash Course World History

  1. Wojciech Gola says:

    haha, I saw this video just after watching “300” and it opened my mind ๐Ÿ˜€

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