Depiction of Trojan Conflict hero Ajax present in 1,800-year-old submerged constructing in Greece

Underwater archaeologists investigating Salamis, a tiny island simply east of Athens, Greece, have found a big public constructing they are saying is vital to understanding the historical past of the traditional metropolis.

Salamis is finest recognized for its position within the Persian Wars, which Greece fought towards the Achaemenid (Persian) Empire from 499 to 449 B.C. Throughout the second Persian invasion, in 480 B.C., Xerxes the Nice initially gained a victory on the Battle of Thermopylae, however he was decisively crushed later that 12 months by the Greek navy on the Battle of Salamis.

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