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Ther·mop·y·lae
[ther-mop-uh-lee]
NOUN
1.
a pass in E Greece, between the cliffs of Mt. Oeta and the Gulf of Lamia: Persian defeat of the Spartans 480 b.c.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Thermopylae

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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermopylae

Thermopylae is a place in Greece where a narrow coastal passage existed in antiquity. It derives its name from its hot sulphur springs. The Hot Gates is "the ...

www.ancient.eu/thermopylae

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 ...

www.britannica.com/event/Battle-of-Thermopylae-Greek-history-480-BC

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

www.realmofhistory.com/2017/01/23/10-facts-battle-of-thermopylae

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.

www.ancientgreece.co.uk/war/story/sto_set.html

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 ...

www.reed.edu/humanities/110tech/thermopylae.html

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 ...

www.livius.org/articles/battle/thermopylae-480-bce

Jun 9, 2017 ... Thermopylae (Θερμοπύλαι; "Hot Gates"): small pass in Greece, site of several battles, of which the Spartan defeat against the Persian invaders ...

www.historynet.com/greco-persian-wars-battle-of-thermopylae.htm

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 ...