Greco-Persian Wars - Greek Counterattack (479–478 BC)

Greek Counterattack (479–478 BC)

Greek counterattack
  • Mycale
  • Sestos
  • Cyprus
  • Byzantium

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Greco-Persian Wars - Greek Counterattack (479–478 BC) - Byzantium
... The Greek fleet then sailed to Byzantium, which they besieged and eventually captured ... Control of both Sestos and Byzantium gave the allies command of the straits between Europe and Asia (over which the Persians had crossed), and allowed them access to the merchant trade of the Black Sea ...

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