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Under the statue, a sign reads: Legend has it that he had the very water of the Hellespont whipped because it would not obey him. Herodotus claimed that there were, in total, 2. The Spartan force was reinforced en route to Thermopylae by contingents from various cities and numbered more than 7, by the time it arrived at the pass. A Thessalian delegation suggested that the Greeks could muster in the narrow Vale of Tempeon the borders of Thessaly, and thereby block Xerxes’ advance. That here, by Spartan law, we lie.

Following Thermopylae, the Persian army proceeded to sack and burn Plataea and Thespiaethe Boeotian cities that had not submitted, before it marched on the now evacuated city of Athens. Archived from the original on 19 March Tactically, the pass at Thermopylae was ideally suited to the Greek style of warfare. It is also an example of Laconian brevitya Spartan style of verse that allows for varying interpretations of the meaning of the poem.

Such Laconic bravery doubtlessly helped to maintain morale. At daybreak on the third day, the Phocians guarding the path above Thermopylae became aware of the outflanking Persian column by the rustling of oak leaves. For instance, it is unclear whether the whole Persian army marched as far as Thermopylae, or whether Xerxes left garrisons in Macedon and Batala.


However, the following year saw a Teemopilas army decisively defeat the Persians at the Battle of Plataeathereby ending the Persian invasion. The Persian Empire was still relatively young and prone to revolts amongst its subject peoples.

Retrieved lzs November The battle is also discussed in many articles and books on the theory and practice of warfare. No real consensus exists; even the most recent estimates by academics vary betweenandThe terrain of the battlefield was nothing that Xerxes and his forces were accustomed to.

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Many of the Greek contingents then either chose to withdraw without orders or were ordered to leave by Leonidas Herodotus admits that there is some doubt about which actually happened.

Since the Greek strategy required both Thermopylae and Artemisium to be held, given their losses, it was decided to withdraw to Salamis.

Diodorus’ account seems to have been based on that of Ephorus and contains one significant deviation from Herodotus’ account: The Greeks were offered their freedom, the title “Friends of the Persian People”, and the opportunity to re-settle on land better than that they possessed. After the battle, Spartan culture became an inspiration and object of emulation, a phenomenon known as Laconophilia.

According to Herodotus and Diodorus, the king, having taken the measure of the enemy, threw his best troops into a second assault the same day, the Immortalsan elite corps of 10, men.

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Militarily, although the battle was actually not decisive in the context of the Persian invasion, Thermopylae is of some significance on the basis yermopilas the first two days of fighting. Frank Miller subsequently used in the film, The two marble statues on the left and the right of the monument represent, respectively, the river Eurotas and Mount Taygetosfamous landmarks of Sparta.


International Lsa of Historic Places. Also obedience in its highest form is not obedience to a constant and compulsory law, but a persuaded or voluntary yielded obedience to an issued command He emphasized that he had tried to warn Xerxes earlier in the campaign, but the king had refused to believe him.

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His name who leads the armies of Heaven is “Faithful and True” Retrieved 27 March Furthermore, the numbers changed later on in the battle when most of the army retreated and only approximately 3, men remained Spartans, Thespians, Thebans, possibly up to helots, and 1, Phocians stationed above the pass, less the casualties sustained in the previous days.

The Ionian revolt threatened the integrity of his empire, and Darius thus vowed to punish those involved, especially the Athenians, “since he was sure that [the Ionians] would not go unpunished for their rebellion”. However, there is no suggestion by Herodotus that the effect on the Persian forces was that.

From the film Go Tell the Spartans.