300 is a 2007 American fantasy action film based on a real event. It is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae. The film was directed by Zack Snyder, while Miller served as executive producer and consultant. It was filmed mostly with a super-imposition chroma key technique, to help replicate the imagery of the original comic book. The plot revolves around King Leonidas (Gerard Butler), who leads 300 Spartans into battle against Persian "god-King" Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his army of more than one million soldiers.
King Leonidas Leonidas was the king of Sparta at one time. He is most famous for leading the three hundred Spartans against the Persian army. He lived in the Peloponnesus and the city state of Sparta. Leonidas had a major impact in his time; he led troops to eliminate Persians to defend Sparta. Doing this Sparta and Athens won the war against the Persians, but ended up losing to Rome.
They charged the Greek phalanx and were powerless against it as their training and equipment were completely inferior to those of the Greeks. The Greeks then pushed back and thousands of Persians were cut down while the others were crushed to death by the press of men or hurled off the cliffs to drown
‘Hurt and humbled, brave Richard reigns again.’ Ben Macintyre, The Australian, February 6, 2013, p.8. Adapted for the purposes of this exam paper. The king had an ‘unusually slender, almost feminine build’ but he fought manfully to the end; his body was hacked and abused as he was dragged from the battlefield by his triumphant enemies, and then England’s last Plantagenet monarch was tossed into an unmarked grave to lie there unnoticed for five hundred years. Richard III’s bones – which were confirmed as his on Monday night following their discovery in Leicester, England – cannot tell us whether he was a good king, or the evil monarch of legend and Shakespeare’s imagination. However, they have revealed an astonishing amount about
Jamie Singleton English 231 Mr.Skillings In classical epics, such as Homer’s Iliad, warrior heroes are divine figures who are actively involved in battle and are known for their great strength and courage. In James Fenimore Cooper’s “American epic,” The Last of the Mohicans, Hawkeye and Uncas are the American versions of classical warrior heroes who embark on an epic quest to save two damsels in distress from Indians. Cora, although a women, similarly possesses the qualities of a classical hero, making her a heroine of the novel. This paper demonstrates how the books heroes and heroine both fit and depart from the mold of classical heroes
Crassus’s decision to crucify the remained people. Huge history of people being crucified, Alexander the great Persian Kings, this was something that hadn’t happened in such a mass amount at one time. 500 people a day crucified, 90 000 crucification s, the Romans used crucification, not just a way to kill their prisoners, dominance, fear. Rather than be heading, long statement to make, someone hanging for days/weeks/maybe even months, crucification tolerated them as a grim necessity. Revenge then deterrence, inflicted upon the people of Italy.
The chronicle of Spartacus and his army is one of the greatest stories in history. Early in 71 B.C., Spartacus organized 70,000 runaway slaves, gladiators and held Rome’s military on halt for nearly four years. Spartacus’ success finally came to an end when they were ultimately destroyed by the states power. In the novel, the Roman general whom finally takes down Spartacus also destroys two monuments, since the slaves had carved them out of Mount Vesuvius’. The main focus throughout the novel are the ladies and gentlemen of the Roman ruling class, and how the declination.
Ending the War on Terror Jose E. Ortiz COM 220 Katrina Beck November 22, 2011 Should we still be in a war that is killing our troops and crippling our economy? Since the War on Terror started in 2001, it has claimed the innocent lives of our brave men and women that protect our beautiful country of the United States of America and fight for our freedom. For example, every time we as Americans watch CNN there is always something at the bottom of the screen saying another soldiers has died in the Iraq and Afghanistan war today. The death toll just keeps rising higher and higher. Even though the troops who die volunteer and fight with pride, the United States should end the war on terror because it is causing damage to the economy and too many troops’ lives have been lost.
Otho had sent his troops to late and his army suffered a horrible defeat. When he heard of this defeat ,he killed himself .Otho had reigned for barely 95 days.Aelius Vitellius was the next emperor. He abandoned himself to exaggeration and all but ignored the troops who had given him the throne. Also, upon hearing that the troops of his rival ,Vespasian, were approaching Rome Vitellius begged the senate to allow him to leave the throne and live as a private citizen so he could be
All through the summer of 1866 Red Cloud’s ally White Chief was involved in a relentless guerrilla war fare. Travelers, Civilians, and soldiers were not safe from the surprise attacks along the Bozeman Road (Pg. 135 Brown). By the end of summer Red Cloud had more and more allies and his army grew to a force of three thousand warriors. On December 21, 1866 The Fetterman massacre occurred.