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 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 was the first between the Persians and Greeks during
the Persian invasion of 480-479 BC. The Greek force was very small but was ...
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 ...
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) ...
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" ...
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 ...
Battle. Fifth-century hoplite. To synchronize the attack on Thermopylae with the
fight at Artemisium, Xerxes waited four days before he ...
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