Leotychides and Nanthippus gain a simultaneous victory over the Persian fleet at Mycale.
To them came an embassy from Samos, urging an attack on the Persians encamped on Mycale.
The high ridge of Mycale towered above it; Miletus faced it across an estuary; Samos stood out seawards to the west.
They possessed in common one sanctuary, the Panionium temple of Neptune, built on the headland of Mycale.
In the action at Mycale the Athenians took the palm of valour, bursting the enemy's line and storming his entrenchments.
The other sanguinary victory over the Persians, on the promontory of Mycale was achieved the same day, third of Boedromion.
Over against the island Samos stood the sacred promontory, Mycale, in Ionia.
What was left of the fleet anchored under the headland of Mycale.