Leonidas and the 300 (Paperback)

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Leonidas and the 300 (Paperback)


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"The true story behind the legend of the 300 Spartans."

Discover the true story of bravery, sacrifice, and heroism that lies behind the legend of Leonidas and the 300 Spartans in this gripping account of the Battle of Thermopylae.

In "Leonidas and the 300," you will embark on a journey through one of the most famous battles in history. With meticulously researched details and vivid storytelling, this book will transport you back to the ancient world and the heroic stand of the 300 Spartans against the overwhelming Persian forces.

Explore the lives of King Leonidas, Xerxes I, and the key figures involved in the conflict, as well as the strategic importance of Thermopylae and the geography that shaped the battle.

Dive into the intricate tactics employed by both sides, and uncover the role of the Hellenic Alliance in the face of an enormous Persian army.

Witness the gripping first and second days of battle, the stalemate that ensued, and the betrayal by Ephialtes that ultimately sealed the fate of the Spartans.

Learn about Leonidas' fateful decision to remain and fight to the death, and the courageous last stand that followed.

Finally, delve into the aftermath of the battle and its lasting impact on the Greco-Persian Wars, as well as the enduring legacy of the 300 Spartans in Western culture. This thrilling account is a must-read for history enthusiasts and fans of legendary tales of heroism.

Step into the world of "Leonidas and the 300" and experience the epic story that has captivated generations.

Product Details ISBN: 9781776969203
ISBN-10: 1776969200
Publisher: Xspurts.com
Publication Date: April 5th, 2023
Pages: 86
Language: English