How "300" misrepresents Persians in history
Spartan women were different than the Athenian women, but Persian women ... the story is that 300 men sacrificed their lives for freedom, their way of life, and Democracy, something echoes in today’s broadcast updates on the war against so-called Islamic ...
Last Stand of the 300 (Battle of Thermopylae 480BC)
Well known to a fact that this is where the Spartan 300 last stand, but the modern historical/theoretic aspect did ... start with Persian fire missile by their missile troop at far. However, the heavy armour would render the archer useless against the ...
Ukraine rebels appeal to WWII spirit with Soviet propaganda
Pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine are turning to Soviet World War II posters to spread their message ... poster for the film “300″ about the resistance of 300 Spartans in the ancient Greek Battle of Thermopylae against the Persian Empire.
The clash of the ancient Greeks and the Persian Empire, as portrayed in the new movie "300," is a good example. The classic struggle of free men fighting against ... enabling the Spartans to dedicate their lives to fitness and the art of war.
The Battle of Thermopylae
Fearing an uprising of their huge slave population, and fearful of going to war before the conclusion of the Carneia festival, the deeply superstitious Spartans contributed only a small force of 300 hoplites ... through Thermopylae, which the Persians ...