The Battle of Thermopylae
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This paper discusses the battle at Thermopylae. It examines briefly the internal and external characteristics of the Persian Empire and the basis for this Greco-Persian war. The paper then discusses the events that led to the outcome of the great battle at Thermopylae. It specifically describes the Spartan/Greek army's superior armor and weapons and clever use of topography.
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- "Greco-Persian Wars: Battle of Thermopylae." HistoryNet.com. Internet. June 12, 2006. Retrieved from http://www.historynet.com/greco-persian-wars-battle-of-thermopylae.htm.
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