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The Battle of Salamis was fought between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire in September 480 BC in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens.
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The Battle of Salamis, was a naval battle fought between an Alliance of Greek city-states and the Achaemenid Empire of Persia in September 480 BC in the straits between the mainland and Salamis, an island in the Saronic Gulf near Athens.
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A shipwreck from imperial Roman, found off Cape Greco towards the Protaras area, Cyprus, could lead to the discovery of vessels sunk in antiquity's largest naval engagement, the Battle of Salamis in 306 BC.
During late July and early August, a small international team of archaeologists and students undertook a brief season of underwater diving survey along the islands east coast.

"According to  Diodoros, it was somewhere in the area where in 306 BC the Macedonian  Demetrius Poliorketes triumphed over Ptolemy of Egypt in one of the largest naval battles of antiquity" -Cyprus' Antiquities Department.

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