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The Battle of Thermopylae
A discussion of the events leading up to and the outcome of the battle at Thermoplyae.
# 115395 | 1,417 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Jul 19, 2009 in History (Greek and Roman)


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Description:

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.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "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.
  • Lendering, Jona. "Phalanx and Hoplites." Livius. Internet. 2005. Retrieved from http://www.livius.org/pha-phd/phalanx/phalanx.html.
  • Martin, Thomas R. Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004.

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