The First Marathon
The Legend of PheidippidesBook - 2006
Twenty-five hundred years ago Greek soldiers faced the Persian army on the plain of Marathon. Pheidippides ran to neighboring Sparta, 140 miles away, to ask for the Spartans' aid. Afterwards he sped back to the battle, where he helped defeat the enemy.
Publisher: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman & Company, 
Copyright Date: ©2006
Branch Call Number: 938.03 REY
Characteristics: 1 volume : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 x 28 cm
Alternative Title: Legend of Pheidippides