The great naval battle of Salamis was fought between the Greeks and Persians in 480 BCE in the narrow strait between Salamis and Attica. The Phoenicians made up an important part of the Persian navy. King Xerxes I of Persia had with him three loyal kings from the Phoenicians city-states: King Eshmunazar II of Sidon, son of high priestess of Astarte; King Mattan IV of Tyre, son of Hiram; and King Maharbaal of Arvad.
STAR GATES: Recent discoveries Deep in the mountains of Kurdistan laid in caves for thousands of years here as one of the oldest civilisations known to man. “The Persian legend has it that of those young men who were saved from the voracity of the monster ZOHAK of the Persian mythology, which were fed upon human brains?? Read more: http://www.utaot.com/2012/12/23/kurdish-freedom-fighters-discovered-ancient-places-and-artifacts/