To show that they were grateful also to Zeus and Poseidon,the gods who, they thought, had helped them to win their battles by land and by sea, they sent statues to Olympia and Corinth; and they erected a temple in honor of Athene, the goddess of defensive war, on the battlefield of Plataea.

From: H. A. Guerber, The Story of the Greeks; edited for this online publication, by ELLOPOS BLOG