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Children are Curious to Know: Who Were the Spartans?

Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds -- those of children -- recently found themselves answering a question posted by a young reader who wanted an expert to answer his question: “Who...

August 480 BC: Leonidas' Brave 300 Fought the Battle of Thermopylae

The battle of Thermopylae and the valiant fight of 300 intrepid Spartans under the guidance of warrior King Leonidas against 10,000 Persian elite soldiers is one of the greatest moments of Ancient Greece's history and provided great tales of...

Men Dressed as Spartan Warriors Detained in Beijing

Police in Beijing, China, detained two foreigners dressed as Spartan warriors who were roaming the city streets as part of a publicity campaign for a salad company. Beijing Youth Daily published a photograph showing police officers restraining the two men in...

Swedish Metal Band Praise Greece and October 28th in Song

Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton wrote a song in which they glorify the "OXI" of Greeks to the Italian army and the bravery of Greeks through the ages, from Spartan Leonidas to the warriors of the Pindos mountains. The band,...

Spartan Warriors Take Over London Underground

Men dressed as Spartan warriors invaded the London Underground on October 2, pleasantly disrupting the tedious routine of public transportation. While less than 300 were present, the actors – who were part of the cast of “300: Rise of the Empire,” the...

Dramatic New Trailer for ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ Released

A brand new trailer for the Greek battle epic "300: Rise of an Empire" has been released, this time focusing more on the character of Artemesia (Eva Green) and the havoc she plans to wreak on Greece. The two-and-a-half minute...