On This Day: May 22nd

On May 22nd in 334 BC the Macedonian army led by Alexander the Great defeated Darius III’s Persian army in the Battle of the Granicus. The outcome from this victory was Alexander gaining half of Asia minor, the battle was fought in north-west Asia minor near the site of Troy, it was on the road…

On This Day: April 25th

On the 25th of April in 404 BC the 27 year Peloponnesian War came to an end. The war was fought between the Athenian Empire and Sparta and its Peloponnesian League, other notable participants in the war were Thebes and Persia. The war ended after Lysander led the Persian funded Spartan navy to victory against…