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Harsh Lessons from the Ancient Greek City-State of Sparta

The long and (mostly) illustrious history of the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta defines the word "legendary." Going beyond truth, it has merged with...

Branded a Coward, Died a Hero: A Film about 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...

New Archaeological Museum Approved for Ancient City of Sparta

Plans to construct a new Archaeological Museum in Sparta have recently been approved, along with renovations to repair the old museum, which houses thousands...

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 Shouts ”This is Sparta!” from Historic Greek City

Thousands of people gathered in Sparta, southern Greece on Friday morning to see Hollywood star Gerard Butler marching along the streets of the city...

This is Sparta! Gerard Butler Honored in Ancient Greek City

Gerard Butler, the actor who famously portrayed King Leonidas in the Hollywood blockbuster “300,” embraced his real-life ties to the ancient Greek city of...

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...

The Spectacular and Long-Lost Ancient Greek City of Thouria

The ancient Greek city of Thouria, located in the southern Peloponnese, is among the cities which managed to thrive and become important centers all...

Actor Gerard Butler Announced as Sparta’s Olympic Flame Torchbearer

Well-known Scottish actor Gerard Butler, who played the role of King Leonidas of Sparta in the movie "300," will return to Sparta, Greece for a...

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...

Sparta, Greece Plans Huge Global Events for 2500th Anniversary of Battle of Thermopylae

The mayor of the city of Sparta announced recently that his city council is organizing a series of huge events next year to commemorate...

Children are Curious to Know: Who Were the Spartans?

Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds -- those of children -- recently found themselves answering a...

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