The movie 300 is based on the story of the 300 spartans that stood against the entire Persian army. The story takes place in 480 B.C. in either August or mid-September. During this time Persia had been conquering any lands around it and finally set its sights on Greece. Learning of this and knowing that the persians would attack Leonidas asked the council of sparta to give permission for the army to fight against persia.
9th Grade Ancient Greece Persuasive Essay Who was responsible for the fall of Ancient Greece - Sparta or Athens? It has been argued over the years about which city-state, Sparta or Athens was responsible for the fall of Greece. Athens had been the superpower all along the years. Especially after Greece won the Persian War the Athenian Empire was able to attain their full potential and brilliance. Sparta and its allies grew discontented of the great growing power Athens was becoming therefore different conflicts broke out resulting in the Peloponnesian War.
It was mandatory that he fought alongside his military in the Trojan war. He was the mind that thought up the idea of the Trojan horse to end the war. After the ten year long war, Odysseus and his men had to go on another ten year journey home. Through it, Homer displays that Odysseus’ reason for returning was not the desire of a heroic status, but rather the Greek value of loyalty family and home. Homer uses the way
The Civil War was the deadliest war for the United States. Over 600,000 soldiers were killed between the two sides. The Confederacy and the Union were the two sides who were fighting, mostly over slavery. Each side had different strategies about fighting, therefor their military style was different. Both sides used different weapons and had different fighting tactics.
Large killing fields, or giant mass graves, were found all throughout the country. Almost all of the victims in the fields were gruesomely murdered by being beaten because bullets were “too expensive” (S-21 Victims). Along the edges of the fields were trees. These trees held nooses, some where people were hanged. Other held nooses to tie the children up so the executioner could beat them to death.
Then he set out to conquer the rest of the world until his death in 323 BC. People today argue whether he is a hero or a villain, but he is a villain because he was cruel to every one of his enemies, he became extremely power hungry, and mercilessly killed people. Alexander was cruel to people. First
Trenches were dug in two different ways, with a space of land in the middle. Many men died in this “no-man’s land.” Trench warfare was deadly, horribly inefficient, and brutal for the soldiers living there. Trench warfare was deadly because of all the new technologies being utilized during World War I. One of the new and improved technologies was the machine gun. The machine gun was responsible for killing many soldiers when they crossed into “no-man’s land.” The machine gun would fire hundreds of bullets with the pull of the trigger.
How did democracy develop in Athens? Athens is the birthplace of democracy. At first, Athens was a polis which was under a monarchy. Then a king made himself one of the archons which is an elected leader to rule the city which was an aristocracy because only the wealthy and special families could become archons. Athenians appointed Draco to create laws which established equity and stability.
This is proven true in Greek mythology when their civilization turned to Zeus to become their leader. As well as being the father of all gods, Zeus demonstrates great acts of destruction on many, as well as myth influences on the modern day world. Zeus was one of three boys born to Cronos and Rhea. Before Zeus's time however, Cronos was the king of all gods. Cronos had become king of the gods by killing his father, Uranus.
When a single shot was fired likely from a soldier they began shooting with Gatling guns nonstop. They killed all of the Native Americans present without remorse and shouted “this is for Custer”. This tragic event was horrific and by the 1900’s ninety six percent of the Native American populations were gone. These were some of the most tragic events that occurred to Native Americans in the history of the United States. Additionally, the Dakota conflict that led to the hangings of 38 Native Americans is the biggest mass execution to occur in United States.
In Greek mythology, Mount Olympus was the home of the Olympian Gods and it was created after the Overthrow of Cronus, as described in Theogony. The war lasted ten years, with the Olympian gods, Cyclopes, Prometheus and Epimetheus, the children of Klymene, on one side, and the Titans and the Giants on the other. Zeus used his thunderbolts at the Titans, throwing them into Tartarus. Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece and the second highest mountain in the Balkans. It is located in the Olympus Range on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia.
During the year of 586 BCE the Babylonians build the First Temple which was the foundation to the Jewish people. Alternatively, the Persian Empire which ruled from 583 BC until 333 BC . King Cyrus 11 “Cyrus the Great” expand his empire from Persia to Babylon. However, the Babylon population of jews was high since they were being attack. King Cyrus allowed the Jews to go back to Jerusalem.
King Phillip II of Macedonia was held as a hostage while he was young in the leading city of Greece at the time, Thebes. While being held hostage there Philip received both a military and diplomatic education. Philip returned to Macedonia in 364 BC and took the throne due to the deaths of his older brothers in 359 BC. Philip’s great military skills allowed him to use diplomacy to push back the Paionians and Thracians and also allowed him to dominate the three-thousand hoplites in 359 BC. In 338 BC the Battle of Chaeronea allowed King Philip to unify all of Greece, excluding Sparta.
Just this time last year, Xerxes’ mass armed forces of 150,000 men and a 600 ship navy stormed the pass at Thermopylae to avenge his father 's defeat at Marathon. Here marked the beginning of Sparta’s quest to victory. The invasion that began following the Greek revolt of 499- 94 BC ,as a punitive attack by Persia against a collection of disunited city states, ended this past week in one of the most critical battles of our time. North of Athens, on the far side of a mountain range that separated Attica from Boeotia, the contest would be decided. Darius I, then commander of the Persian forces, arranged for messengers to circulate the Greek city-states demanding land and seas.
no2 one really won this war because they both retreated at the same time since so many people had died, and all around it was brutal and horrifying and a war we would surely never forget. The North has been known for having a larger amount of soldiers then the south (Confederates). So far this has been the most bloodiest most terrifying battle of all because yesterday was the most Americans that have died in two battles combined. We will always and forever remember this day as the worst day in the history. Although almost a year part these two battles are both equally bad and very devastating to people all around the world and family and friends.