Send the army for the preservation of liberty. Please use spoiler tags to hide spoilers. There is no glory to be had now! Archived from on March 8, 2014. Xerxes: But I am a generous god. I wanted these guys to move and I wanted 'em to look good.
Daxos: I see I was wrong to expect Sparta's commitment to at least match our own. Let each among them search his own soul. Such an offer only a madman would refuse. They don't exist in the real world, only in Frank Miller's imagination. Queen Gorgo: It is not a question of what a Spartan citizen should do, nor a husband, nor a king. This day we rescue a world from mysticism and tyranny, and usher in a future brighter than anything we could imagine.
Archived from on February 2, 2014. However, the real Greek traitor Ephialtes, a local shepard, was most likely not a horribly disfigured hunchback. She would usually babble something almost incoherent, and the elders priests would take her word. Xerxes, watching the battle from a cliff, turns his back on her, acknowledging his naval defeat and continuing the march of his army. Let each among them search his own soul. And the way Miller and Snyder depict them is just fascinatingly weird.
He wanted to show that King Leonidas was fighting for something, by giving him a romantic aspect and by lingering in Sparta a little bit. King Leonidas: Relax, old friend. Similar to the movie, the Oracle was located in a temple that had been erected over a small chasm. You threaten my people with slavery and death! Leonidas: You, what is your profession? What did you think of that addition? But Zack had his reasons. Spartans, in full regalia, were almost indistinguishable except at a very close angle. We were eager to join forces. It won't be long before they fear my spears more than your whips.
I mean, yes, this is Reddit. Leonidas: Oh, haven't you noticed? The remaining Greek ships charge into the Persians ships, and the two armies battle, beginning the decisive. The real Persian King Xerxes had a beard and was much shorter. Now, that's a bit of a problem. Long I pondered my king's cryptic talk of victory.
They fail our king's test. The catchphrases that fill the movie were taken from the writings of the Greek historians Herodotus, Plutarch, and other sources. Our arrows will blot out the sun! Upon learning he is alive, Artemisia leaves to ready her entire navy for battle. We are at war, gentlemen. But it is definitely the mark of an idiot to respond to a question with no answer and all opinion.
Whenever an Immortal was killed or wounded, he was immediately replaced by a new one; thus maintaining the cohesion of the unit. And a man who fancies himself a god feels a very human chill crawl up his spine. For from free Greek to free Greek, the word was spread that bold Leonidas and his 300, so far from home, laid down their lives, not just for Sparta, but for all Greece and the promise this country holds! How do historians know so much about the Spartans and the Persians? He's broken our laws and left without the council's consent. Your sons, your daughters, your elders will be slaves, but not you. The thousand nations of the Persian Empire descend upon you! Before departing, Themistocles returns Leonidas's sword, which had been delivered to him by Ephialtes under Xerxes's orders, and urges Gorgo to avenge Leonidas.
Be good…very good at one thing and hire the same…. Persian Emissary encountering a group of Greeks building a wall to hold off the Persians : I am the emissary to the ruler of all the world, the god of gods, king of kings, and by that authority, I demand that someone show me your commander! It is also the emblem of the Greek 1st Army Corps. By noon this day, you will all be dead men! Do it quickly, before we decide to make our wall just a little bit bigger. That's what Frank did with 300. So my king died, and my brothers died, barely a year ago.