The Battle of Marathon | Eyewitness Account From Herodotus [ 490 BC ]

The mighty Persian Empire quickly developed into a powerful nation that had successfully been conquering other countries and territories prior to an assault leading up the coast of Greece at Marathon located approximately forty miles from Athens in 490 BC.

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The Fall Of Constantinople | The Fifty-Seven Day Siege (1453)

Constantinople was founded by Roman Emperor Constantine I in 324 CE. The city served as the capital for the Roman Empire and later the Byzantine Empire.  It has faced many sieges and attacks throughout the years but managed to remain standing.

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