The Battle of Thermopylae was caused by the invasion of Greece by a Persian army under Xerxes. In an effort to block the Persian army from advancing into southern Greece, the vastl...
The Battle of Thermopylae (/θərˈmɒpɨliː/ thər-MOP-i-lee; Greek: Μάχη τῶν
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 ...
There is a modern statue of King Leonidas, the Thermopylae
Museum with artifacts related to the battle
, and the physical location itself, though it has changed somewhat since ancient times. There are some lodgings in smaller villages as well; not all of these can be fo... More »
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
Date and very brief description of the Persian War Battle of Thermopylae at which
the Spartans, under Leonidas, fought bravely to their death.
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 ...
Jun 12, 2006 ... 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 ...
Herodotus' twenty-second logos: Thermopylae ... The battle of Thermopylae (
7.138-239). Nominally, Xerxes' expedition was directed against Athens, but its