a pass in E Greece, between the cliffs of Mt. Oeta and the Gulf of Lamia: Persian defeat of the Spartans 480 b.c.
View of the Thermopylae pass from the area of the Phocian Wall. In ancient times
, the coastline would have been much closer to the mountain, near the road to ...
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 ...
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 »
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 ...
Date and very brief description of the Persian War Battle of Thermopylae at which
the Spartans, under Leonidas, fought bravely to their death.
Nov 23, 2015 ... Thermopylae (Θερμοπύλαι; "Hot Gates"): small pass in Greece, site of several
battles, of which the Spartan defeat against the Persian invaders ...
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Aug 26, 2014 ... Thermopylae, Modern Greek Thermopýles, also spelled Thermopílai, narrow
pass on the east coast of central Greece between the ...