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The Battle of Thermopylae was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I over the ...

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Apr 16, 2013 ... Thermopylae is a mountain pass near the sea in northern Greece which was the site of several battles in antiquity, the most famous being that ...

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The battle of Thermopylae was the first between the Persians and Greeks during the Persian invasion of 480-479 BC. The Greek force was very small but was ...

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Jan 23, 2017 ... Let us try to sift some of the facts from fiction, and have a gander at the 10 facts one should know about the Battle of Thermopylae.

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The long path to battle at Thermopylae began in what is now Iran, heart of the once vast Persian empire. Nowadays, ancient ruins attest to its long-vanished ...

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Apr 20, 2017 ... Battle of Thermopylae, Battle in northern Greece (480 BC) in the Persian Wars. Ten years after the defeat at Marathon, the Persian invasion of ...

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The Battle of Thermopylae [1] 480 B.C.. "A fox has a lot of tricks; but the hedgehog has the best one." { πόλλ οιδ αλώπηξ, αλλ εχινος εν μέγα } Archilochus c650 ...

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Leonidas (c. 530-480 B.C.) was a king of the city-state of Sparta from about 490 B.C. until his death at the Battle of Thermopylae against the Persian army in 480  ...

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Thermopylae. At Thermopylae in the late summer of 480 the Spartan king Leonidas held out for three days with a mere 300 hoplites against thousands upon ...