Artaphernes


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Artaphernes

(är'təfûr`nēz): see Persian WarsPersian Wars,
500 B.C.–449 B.C., series of conflicts fought between Greek states and the Persian Empire. The writings of Herodotus, who was born c.484 B.C., are the great source of knowledge of the history of the wars.
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Setting out from the coast of Asia Minor, Darius' fleet, led by Persian generals Datis and Artaphernes (with Hippias along for the ride), made for the Cyclades, an archipelago that included roughly 20 major inhabited islands east of mainland Attic Greece.
Miltiades and the rest of the Greek force reached Phaleron in time to prevent Artaphernes and the Persians from landing.