The Victors of Salamis by Fernand Cormon
Illustration of a painting of the ancient Greeks returning victorious from the Battle of Salamis against the Persians. Athenian women run out to meet the soldiers as they emerge from their ships. Ships’ masts can be seen to the right. One soldier rears up on horseback.
KeywordsGreek, Ancient Greece, Athens, ship, sea, ships, Persia, battle, soldiers, Persians, victory, greeks, mast, Themistocles, Xerxes, celebrating, masts, Athenians, Battle of Salamis, Victors of Salamis, ancient Persia, cheering
GalleriesAncient Greece, Illustrations of Paintings, Miscellaneous Military Illustrations, Tales of Greece and Rome
Samuel Bannister Harding, Ph.D., Assisted by Margaret Snodgrass, A.M. The Story of Europe: From the Times of the Ancient Greeks to the Colonization of America, An Elementary History for the Sixth Grade, Based Upon the Report of the Committee of Eight to the American Historical Association (Chicago, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1912) 27