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  • "the king of Persia, who rendered his name conspicuous in consequence of his extravagant preparations for the invasion of Greece. In this expedition he failed; he had under his command 1,000,000 of troops, he was beaten by 40,000 Greeks." (citation in list description)

    October 9, 2008