Sentence Examples with the word Thermopylae

Strangely enough, it is not recorded what part Trachis played in the defence of Thermopylae against Xerxes.

Not only does he confuse Thermon, the capital of Aetolia, with Thermopylae (xxxiii.

The Phocian mercenaries at Thermopylae were bought off and Philip crossed into central Greece.

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During the Persian invasion of 480 the Phocians at first joined in the national defence, but by their irresolute conduct at Thermopylae lost that position for the Greeks; in the campaign of Plataea they were enrolled on the Persian side.