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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Gates of Fire

Steven Pressfield
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.


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...

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