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300 - Scene of Thermopylae Battle as It Appears Today

300 - Scene of Thermopylae Battle as It Appears Today Geography Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Archeological Wonders History Social Studies World History

Today, the scene of the 300's last stand looks a bit differently than it did when the battle at "the hot gates" was fought, in 480 BC.  Three narrow passes form a gap between mountains and sea.  A road is now located where sea washed ashore then.

Click on the image for a much-better view.


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Image online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

 

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