Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae

Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae

Steven Pressfield


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At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain cross in northern Greece, the scary and fashionable Spartan infantrymen stood 300 powerful. Theirs used to be a suicide project, to carry the cross opposed to the invading thousands of the strong Persian army.

Day after bloody day they withstood the negative onslaught, procuring time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born right into a cult of religious braveness, actual patience, and unequalled conflict ability, the Spartans will be remembered for the best army stand in history--one that will now not finish until eventually the rocks have been awash with blood, leaving just one gravely injured Spartan squire to inform the tale....

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