History of the Battle of Thermopylae
Modern comforts have removed the calluses from strong working hands. The same hands that built empires are occupied by devices designed to do the same process without the work. Humans used to be builders. People love their high-speed internet but forget the struggles which led up to that achievement. Humans used to fight wars face to face, brothers standing together, spines straight like spears. 300 Spartans defended the gates of Thermopylae from hordes of invading Persians. The Persians with an…...
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Greek Victory At The Battle Of Thermopylae
Early life King Xerxes was born in the Achmachid Empire in CA 518 B.C.E. as Khshayarsha, Xerxes, being the more commonly known Greek interpretation. His mother was Attosa, his father was Darius the Great. He had many siblings, mostly half siblings owing to the king’s enormous harem. Today, there are no records of Xerxes going to school. However, a greek philosopher tells of how the Persian royals were normally educated. They were taught by court eunuchs in riding and archery.…...
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The film 300 Directed by Zack Snyder and released in 2006
Was based upon the 1998 comic series written by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley. They are fictionalized retellings of the Persian Wars, specifically the Battle of Thermopylae. The plot circles King of the Spartans, Leonides who leads 300 Spartans into battle against the Persian army and Xerxes the "God King". While the battle rages Queen Gorgo attempts to rally support for her husband from Sparta. This film to me personally, as a Classics Student, screamed overbudget Hollywood blockbuster with a…...
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