This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Xeones - This character dies on the final day of the battle, but the god Apollo decides to let him live to tell of what happened at Thermopylae.
Dienekes - This character is a Spartan platoon leader and veteran who is only eligible to be in the three hundred after his wife takes the son of another for her own.
Leonidas - This character chooses the three hundred Spartans who fight at Thermopylae.
Alexandros - While not normally a great warrior, this character does almost kill the Persian king with an eight-foot spear....
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