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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

037 - Molon Labe



In this episode, we discuss the ascension of Xerxes to the Persian throne; Xerxes' preparations for his invasion of Greece; the Hellenic league and their preparations to defend Greece; and the simultaneous land and sea battles of Thermopylae and Artemisium


Supplementary Resources (Videos, Photos, Other Podcasts)







Photo/Relief of Xerxes on his Tomb at Persepolis









Video/Is The 300 Spartans Story Real? (Knowledgia)



Video/The Battle Of Thermopylae Dissected (Sand Rhoman)



Video/Battle of Thermopylae, But Drunk (Sand Rhoman)



Video/The Spartan Myth & Nazi Propaganda (Sand Rhoman)



Video/300 | Based on a True Story (The Cynical Historian)




Recommended Podcast Episodes:
***Deep into History Ep 10 The Gates of Hell
***History in the Making Ep 07 Shattered Timbers, Shattered Spears
***Maritime History Podcast Ep 35 The Eve of War
***Maritime History Podcast Ep 36 The Naval Battle of Artemisium – Part I
***Maritime History Podcast Ep 37 The Naval Battle of Artemisium – Part II


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