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“Soros” The battle of Marathon by vasiliosgavrilis

The “Soros”, the great mound of earth covered the 192 Athenians who died in the victorious battle against the Persians in 490 BC Burning and burial of the dead on the battlefield was the honorary bid of Athens fighters of Liberty.

In the Marathon plain preserved the earthen mound alt. 9 m. Created to cover the bodies of dead militants Athens.

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