Who won the battle of Marathon?

Greeks
Persians
Nobody
There was no such battle
Ac­cord­ing to Herodotus, an Athenian runner named Phei­dip­pi­des was sent to run from Athens to Sparta (225 km, 140 miles) to ask for as­sis­tance before the battle. Then, fol­low­ing the battle, the Athenian army marched quickly the 40 km (25 miles) to Athens, in order to head off the Persian forces. Later these two events became confused with each other, leading to a leg­endary but in­ac­cu­rate story (first recorded by Plutarch in 1st century AD) of Phei­dip­pi­des running from Marathon to Athens after the battle, to announce the Greek victory.

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Greeks
Persians
Nobody
There was no such battle
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flagAzerbaijan
100%
0%
0%
0%
11
flagUkraine
91%
0%
0%
8%
12
flagGreece
81%
18%
0%
0%
32
flagthe Netherlands
76%
0%
7%
15%
13
flagCanada
72%
0%
9%
9%
11
flagSpain
70%
0%
10%
10%
10
flagPoland
66%
19%
4%
8%
5788
flagNorway
66%
14%
9%
9%
21
flagIndia
64%
10%
10%
14%
28
flagthe United States
63%
14%
2%
15%
110
flagthe United Kingdom
60%
20%
7%
12%
135
flagGermany
60%
20%
2%
17%
80
flagRepublic of Ireland
53%
15%
7%
23%
13
flagFrance
25%
41%
8%
16%
12
flagItaly
16%
61%
5%
16%
18

Gender

men67%
women56%
Greeks
67%
56%
Persians
17%
26%
Nobody
7%
6%
There was no such battle
8%
9%

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