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Battle of Thermopylae - Wikipedia


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 ...

Thermopylae - Ancient History Encyclopedia


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 between Persians.

The Battle of Thermopylae - Ancient Greece


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 ...

Greco-Persian Wars: Battle of Thermopylae | HistoryNet


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 ...

The Battle of Thermopylae


It has also been the site of several battles in antiquity besides this most ..... Sacks, K.S. "Herodotus and the dating of the Battle of Thermopylae" CQ n.s. 26 (1976) ...

Battle of Thermopylae - New World Encyclopedia


In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 B.C.E. an alliance of Greek city-states fought ... The Battle of Thermopylae can be understood in terms of an "us" and "them" ...

300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae: Herodotus's Real History ...


They will read from Herodotus's account of the battle at Thermopylae, the narrow pass where 300 Spartans and their Greek allies made their last-ditch stand ...

Thermopylae (480 BCE) - Livius


Battle. Fifth-century hoplite. To synchronize the attack on Thermopylae with the fight at Artemisium, Xerxes waited four days before he ...

Leonidas - Ancient History - HISTORY.com


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  ...