The Battle of Thermopylae

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  • Thermopylae
    • Herod goes 2 sparta & gives us a legend version.
      • makes up comversation btween demaratus and xerxes.
      • he also shows xerxes as hotheaded and disrespectful
        • when xerxes finds the dead body of Leonidas (spartan leader) he chops the head off and lets it rot on a stake in public
          • this was like super against the persian custom of respecting the dead enemies.
    • Greeks block Persians @ narrow strait
      • abt 3/4 days after the persians completely surround the spartans. the spartans all die and persia wins this battle.


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