Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the object of the march of the soldiers in the beginning of this manuscript?
The object of the march is to obtain glory and to obtain honor for the men.
2. Where are the soldiers in the beginning of this novel marching to and from as they head into battle, it seems?
The soldiers in this graphic novel are marching from Sparta to Thermopylae at the beginning of this novel.
3. What kind of instrument is being played by a man at the beginning of the troops?
A man at the beginning of the troops is playing pipes as the men march toward battle with the Persians.
4. What do the soldiers in the beginning of the novel wear as they match to battle?
The soldiers are wearing heavy bronze helmets and are clothed in red cloaks and simple leather loin straps but are otherwise naked.
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