Molon Labe: Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC)
King Leonidas of Sparta said the phrase Molon Labe (means “Come and take them” in ancient Greek) to Xerxes I of Persia 2492 years ago when the Persians asked the Spartans to lay down their ... Persian army could pass. After the second day of battle ...
Alexander the Great: Facts, Biography & Accomplishments
Ancient accounts say that when Alexander was at war against the Persians and their king Darius III, he often used the Persian invasions ... which raised tensions within his own army and, ultimately, would lead to Alexander killing two of his closest ...
Graphic '300' unveils the epic poetry in deadly violence
Spartan King Leonidas (Gerard Butler), center, and his men look toward the Persian encampment as a wall of the dead rises behind them in the violent "300." When King Leonidas, perhaps already recognizing the corruption of an oracle who advises against war ...
Movie Review: 300
Persian King ... their arms. To this Leonidas gave his noted answer: “Come take them!” This quote has been repeated by many later generals and politicians in order to express an army’s or nation’s determination to not surrender without a battle.
Movie.ology: 300, and then we dance "the Persian"
With the battle at Thermopylae (meaning Hot Gates) in 480 BCE Persian ... movie comes at the end (of DVD): The producers acknowledge their gratitude to their majesties the King and Queen of the Hellenes, the Greek government, the Royal Hellenic Army ...