Gates of Fire

Gates of Fire

An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae

Book - 1998
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At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army. Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history--one that would not end until the rocks were awash with blood, leaving only one gravely injured Spartan squire to tell the tale.
Publisher: New York :, Doubleday,, 1998
Description: 386 pages : maps ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780553383683
055338368X
9780553580532
0553580531
9780385492515
0385492510
Branch Call Number: Pres

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