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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 - The Gates of Hell
***History in the Making - Shattered Timbers, Shattered Spears

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