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Book III in the Leonidas Trilogy Persia has crushed the Ionian revolt and is gathering a massive army Leonidas book invade and punish mainland Greece, but in Sparta the dangers seem closer to home.

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Leonidas (c. B.C.) was a king of the city-state of Sparta from about B.C. until his death at the Battle of Thermopylae against the Persian army in B.C. Although Leonidas.

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Leonidas, (died bc, Thermopylae, Locris [Greece]), Spartan king whose stand against the invading Persian army at the pass of Thermopylae in central Greece is one of the enduring tales of Greek heroism, invoked throughout Western history as the epitome of bravery exhibited against overwhelming odds.

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The British title for this book, The Year of Thermopylae (London, ), is much more descriptive since the book covers events leading up to and including Thermopylae.

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About this Item: Macmillan Company, Decorative Cloth. Condition: Good. First Edition. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, decorative grey cloth, gilt spine titles, pages. A very good minus first edition hard cover over all, generally clean, binding solid with moderat shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, light exterior soiling; hinges and binding sturdy, paper lightly yellowed with some minor.

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Leonidas was a 5th century B.C. military king of the Greek city-state of Sparta. He is most well known for bravely leading a small force of Greeks, including the famous Spartans, along with a few hundred Thespians and Thebans against the much larger Persian army of Xerxes, at the pass of Thermopylae in B.C.

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The Battle of Thermopylae was fought in central Greece at the mountain pass of Thermopylae in BCE during the Persian Wars.

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