This is the first chapter of the World of Achaemenid Hellas. It focuses on the initial conquest of Greece by Xerxes, including the destruction of the polis of Sparta, but also features some preview as to the place of Greece in the coming centuries
Nikao in Ancient Greek is νικάω, and means 'I conquer'. Avajanam is Old Persian, and means the same thing. Accordingly, the chapter focuses on the immediate events after the loss of the Battle of Salamis, along with information on militaries.