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Death of the Persian admiral Ariabignes early in the battle


The Persian fleet was much larger, consisting of both bigger ships and larger numbers, but that played to their downfall at the Battle of Salamis.…

Athenian Fleet of Triremes


The Athenian Fleet was smaller and newer than the Persian Fleet, but the strategic maneuvering of Themistokles of Greece led to important victories at…

Meeting of the Ionian fleet and the Persian army


The Ionians were clusters of people in Modern-day Turkey, but were never a united city-state like Sparta or Athens. These peoples fell to Persia first…