Sparta - This ancient Greek city-state is known for its fierce warriors.
Thermopylae - This ancient region of Greece becomes the battlegrounds upon which the three hundred Spartans and their allies face the much larger Persian force.
Hot Gates - This is a narrow pass bordered on one side by a mountain wall and on the other by a sheer drop-off to the ocean, which gives the Spartans a tactical advantage over the Persians.
Athens - The navy of this Greek city-state defeats the Persian navy and turns the tide of the war.
Astakos in Akarnania - This city-state is sacked by invaders, and is the birth place of Xeones and Diomache.
Shield - This protective item is linked together with others, forming a phalanx for smashing into the enemy.
Eight-footer - This is the Spartan soldier's primary weapon.
Helmet - This protective covering hides all of...
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