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Thermopylae
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Paul Cartledge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-19 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

'Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, we lie' Thus did the poet Simonides remember the three hundred elite Spartan warriors who, led by their king, Leonidas, faced the vast, inrushing Persian army at the ‘hot gates’ of Thermopylae and fought to the death for an
Thermopylae
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Chris Carey
Categories: Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Great Battles

The story of Thermopylae, the famous last stand of the Greco-Persian Wars: how it was fought, how it has been remembered, and what it has come to mean.
Thermopylae
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ernle Bradford
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-01 - Publisher: Open Road Media

An account of the ancient battle between Persia and the alliance of Greek city-states, including the legendary “300 Spartans.” In 480 BCE, Persian king Xerxes led a massive invasion of Greece. A critical point in this invasion was the battle for the pass at Thermopylae—“Hot Gates” in Greek. Xerxes had
After Thermopylae
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Paul Cartledge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In After Thermopylae, Paul Cartledge masterfully reopens one of the great puzzles of ancient Greece to discover, as much as possible, what happened on the field of battle and, just as important, what happened to its memory. Part of the answer to these questions, Cartledge argues, can be found in
Leonidas
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Ian Macgregor Morris
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-12-15 - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

Describes the life and accomplishments of the Spartan king who gained a reputation as a hero for his leadership againt the Persians, and places him in the context of his times.