The First Marathon

The First Marathon

The Legend of Pheidippides

Book - 2006
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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, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780807508671
Branch Call Number: 938.03 REY
Characteristics: 1 volume : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Minter, Daniel
Alternative Title: Legend of Pheidippides


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