What is the quote from 300?

What is the quote from 300?

King Leonidas: The world will know that free men stood against a tyrant, that few stood against many, and before this battle was over, even a god-king can bleed. King Leonidas: You bring the crowns and heads of conquered kings to my city steps. You insult my queen. You threaten my people with slavery and death!

What do the Spartans say in 300?

Spartans : HA-OOH! HA-OOH! HA-OOH!

Is Spartan 300 true?

In short, not as much as suggested. It is true there were only 300 Spartan soldiers at the battle of Thermopylae but they were not alone, as the Spartans had formed an alliance with other Greek states. It is thought that the number of ancient Greeks was closer to 7,000. The size of the Persian army is disputed.

Was the 300 Battle real?

Based on the homonymous comic book by Frank Miller, the movie earned a huge fan base around the world. Like the comic book, the “300” takes inspirations from the real Battle of Thermopylae and the events that took place in the year of 480 BC in ancient Greece.

What is the story of 300?

In 480 B.C. a state of war exists between Persia, led by King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Greece. At the Battle of Thermopylae, Leonidas (Gerard Butler), king of the Greek city state of Sparta, leads his badly outnumbered warriors against the massive Persian army. Though certain death awaits the Spartans, their sacrifice inspires all of Greece to unite against their common enemy.300 / Film synopsis

What is the Spartan motto?

Molon Labe (or ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ) is a classical Greek phrase meaning “come and take [them],” attributed to King Leonidas of Sparta as a defiant response to the demand that his soldiers lay down their weapons.

What did ephialtes say to Xerxes?

Talking to Ephialtes, Xerxes says, “The Spartans were cruel to reject you – but I am kind.” Dazzled by the fleshly rewards Xerxes offers, Ephialtes eagerly betrays Sparta by informing Xerxes of a secret path by which the Persians may attack the Spartans.

Who killed the 300 Spartans?

The Persians
Leonidas and the 300 Spartans with him were all killed, along with most of their remaining allies. The Persians found and beheaded Leonidas’ corpse–an act that was considered to be a grave insult.