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In real life Leonidas last words where "Tonight we shall dine with Hades", not "Tonight we shall dine in hell". "Hel" is the Norse underworld, but the name became synonymous with the Christian Inferno in later days.
When the boy was born, like all Spartans, he was inspected.
The Greek forces at the three-day defense of Thermopylae were not only 300, nor were the Persians over 1,000,000. There were at least 4000 Greeks involved on the first two days and another 1500 men involved in the fatal last day stand. Furthermore modern scholars rejecting the figures of the Persian army given by Herodotus and other ancient sources as unrealistic, estimate the number of Persians in the range 70,000-300,000.
The opening Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures and Virtual Studios logos are made of stone and appear in front of a brown, cloudy sky.
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