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Branded a Coward, Died a Hero: The Story of the Only Survivor of Leonidas’...

Nearly all historical events have both heroes as well as villains. In the Battle of Thermopylae Leonidas and his brave 300 were the heroes...

Gerard Butler Defies Coronavirus Scare to Take Part in Thermopylae Festivities

Gerard Butler, the Scots actor who played King Leonidas in the Hollywood blockbuster “300”, has arrived in Greece to take part in the festivities...

This is Sparta! Gerard Butler to Join Battle of Thermopylae Festivities

The mayor of Sparta, the ancient Greek city in the Peloponnese, announced on Wednesday that Gerard Butler, who played King Leonidas in the Hollywood...

Greece Issues Commemorative Coins for 2500th Anniversary of Battle of Thermopylae

Greece will soon issue two commemorative coins to mark 2500 years since the historic battle of Thermopylae, fought in 480 BC. Their official announcement took...

Greece Begins Celebrations For 2500-Year Anniversary of Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis

An event marking the 2500-year anniversary since the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC began in Athens on Wednesday...

Thermopylae Remembers The 300 Spartans

A ceremony marking the last stand of the 300 Spartans and their Greek allies against the Persian hordes of King Xerxes at the Pass...
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Molon Labe: Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC)

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC), one of the most famous battles in history . King Leonidas of Sparta...

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