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Battle of Thermopylae – King Leonidas and the 300

By |September 19th, 2020|

The Battle of Thermopylae  was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece. It took place in August or September 480 BC, at the narrow coastal pass of Thermopylae ("The Hot Gates").