Andrew Marr’s history of the world

One of the best programs I have viewed in a little while, very interesting episodes, and I’m looking forward to the others, only seen the first two for now. So many of us do think we know quite abit of history, yet we still learn. I thought the marathon was one runner in ancient Greece that took a message 26 miles, and finally I find out, it were the citizens army of Athens, with Plataea aiding, they had defeated the Persians, who in turn set sail to conquer Athens, and so the army had to run the 26 miles back to Athens, and in turn the Persians did a runner, or turned and sailed away.

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