George Nikas

George Nikas

George Nikas was born in Athens in 1973. He studied at Birmingham Polytechnic - University of Central England in Birmingham, UK, alongside with his studies in G
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The Acropolis of Athens as it would have appeared in the classical (ca. 420 BC)…

The Acropolis of Athens as it would have appeared in the classical (ca. The Acropolis was destroyed by the Persians in 490 BC and rebuilt to even greater levels of splendor. Visible are the famous Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Propylaia.

The great naval battle of Salamis was fought between the Greeks and Persians in 480 BCE in the narrow strait between Salamis and Attica. The Phoenicians made up an important part of the Persian navy. King Xerxes I of Persia had with him three loyal kings from the Phoenicians city-states: King Eshmunazar II of Sidon, son of high priestess of Astarte; King Mattan IV of Tyre, son of Hiram; and King Maharbaal of Arvad.

The Battle of Salamis - In 480 BC, the Greek city-states banded together to defend themselves against an invading Persian fleet under Xerxes I. Learn how the history of Western civilization might have been completely different.