Who is miltiades?
No All Popes have been caucasian (White) Most have been Italian. There have been three African popes. Pope Victor I (189 to 199) Pope Miltiades (310/311 to 314) Pope Gelasius I (492 to 496) Their actual race is not known, however, but at least Miltiades appears to have been a native of Africa. For more information, visit the Related Link.
The Athenians at Marathon had a council of 10 generals with each general taking overall command for a day. As there was a stand off between the Athenians and the Persians for a number of days the overall command passed from one general to the other. However, it was the general Miltiades who was most eager to attack. He made his case to the council and the vote was carried by the most senior general…
An Athenian general who led the Athenian army on the day it destroyed the Persian army force at Marathon in 490 BCE. He failed in a military expedition the following year, which gave his rivals the their chance and he was placed in prison where he died from a wound received in the failed expedition.
There were ten generals (strategos) - one from each tribe commanding their tribal contingent. The nominal war leader was the Polemarch Callimachus. The story is that, as they waited for an opportunity to attack, each of the ten took it in turns day about to be commander. On the tenth day when the battle was actually joined, it was the turn of Miltiades.
There were ten Athenian generals - one for each tribal regiment, plus a polemarch - the magistrate charged with commanding the army - his name was Callimachus. The stroy goes that each of the generals had command in succession for a day each. The battle occurred on the tenth day, on which day it was the turn of Miltiades.
The thirty-second pope was St. Miltiades, from July 2, 311 to January 11, 314, according to the Church. There were two people before him who claimed to be pope but were later invalidated, the so-called "antipopes". If you count these, St. Marcellus I was the 32nd pope from December 306 to January 16, 308.
There were no 'major warriors'. This was a battle of armies. Do you want commanders or what? The Athenian side was commanded by ten tribal generals who took command in turn for a day each. The overall commander was the polemarch Callimachus. On the day of the battle it was the turn of Miltiades to command. The Persian commander was the Mede Datis with his deputy the Persian Artaphernes.
The battle got its name from the Plain of Marathon where the Persian fleet under Mardonius intended to land. They were met by an Athenian army under Miltiades reinforced by other Greeks, namely the Plataens. The Persians were driven into the sea. They sailed down the coastline to Athens, only to find Miltiades and his army waiting for them again - all 9,000 warriors had run back to the city over the mountains. The Persians…
Many reasons include; - Greeks had good strong communication lines - Greeks had knowledge of tactics thanks to Themistocles - Greeks received help from Sparta - Gks have defensive position on the hills - Charge at a run - you march into war, not run - surprised the Persians - Phalanx encircles and surrounds Persians - Persians were cut down in the marshes - Miltiades strength and strategy give Gks sense of capability -"Callimachus was…
There were two Persian Wars, both won by the Greeks because the Persians were induced to leave. The Athenian general Miltiades won the first war at the Battle of Marathon in 490 BC. Ten years later the second war began, and it was won by the Spartan king Pausanias at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BC.
The Persians and the Greeks (Athens and Sparta). There were 2 wars and three famous battles. 1. 490Bc - Dareius (P) - Miltiades (G); the Greeks won in the battle at Matathon. 2. 480BC -Xerxes (P) - Leonidas (G); the Persians won at Thermopylai. 3. 480BC - Xerxes (P)-Themistocles (G); the Greeks won at Salamis.
Adrian Keeling has: Played Sergeant Major in "Children of Fire Mountain" in 1979. Played Tom Neilson (1992-1994, 1996) in "Shortland Street" in 1992. Played Tom Neilson in "Shortland Street" in 1992. Played Scylosian General in "Xena: Warrior Princess" in 1995. Played Miltiades in "Xena: Warrior Princess" in 1995.
Athens had 10 generals (strategoi) - one for each of the ten tribes which contributed to the Athenian army. The senior one was the Polemarch who was the magistrate nominally in command. The generals were alloted tasks and given resources to carry them out. The story at Marathon was that they took it in turns to command on each day, and it was Miltiades' turn on day 10 when the Persians split their cavalry off…
Popes from Africa: Pope Victor I, the African, 186 or 189 to 197 or 201; the 13th Pope (Martyr) Pope Melchiades or Miltiades, the African, July 2, 311 to January 10, 314; the 32nd Pope (Martyr) Pope Gelasius I, the African, March 1, 492 to November 21, 490; the 49th Pope All were from northern Africa and there is no mention of their race. They could have been black or white.
There was no Greek king. The Greek world consisted of several hundred independent city-states spread around the Mediterranean and Black Seas from Spain to Asia Minor. Athens and Plataia who fought together at Marathon had an oligarchical government headed by magistrates called Archons. Their armies were commanded by several tribal generals who took it in turn for overall command. The general whose turn it was on the day of the battle was Miltiades.