Persians 'did perish in tsunami'

n the winter of 479 B.C., a tsunami was the savior of Potidaea, drowning hundreds of Persian invaders as they lay siege to the ancient Greek village. New geological evidence suggests that the region may still be vulnerable to tsunami events, according to Klaus Reicherter of Aachen University in Germany and his colleagues. read more

Persians 'did perish in tsunami'

German geologists find evidence that a tsunami recorded by the ancient historian Herodotus did indeed save a Greek village from Persian invaders.

Mon 23 Apr 12 from BBC News

Warning signs from ancient Greek tsunami

In the winter of 479 B.C., a tsunami was the savior of Potidaea, drowning hundreds of Persian invaders as they lay siege to the ancient Greek village. New geological evidence suggests that the ...

Thu 19 Apr 12 from Phys.org

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Evidence of historical tsunami found

NEA POTIDEA, Greece, April 24 (UPI) -- Geological evidence suggests a tsunami described by the ancient historian Herodotus did indeed protect a Greek village from Persian invaders, scientists ...

Tue 24 Apr 12 from UPI

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