It won't be long before they fear my spears more than your whips. Xerxes: It is not the lash they fear, it is my divine power. Arcadian Soldier: I'm a sculptor. The official is inspecting the newborn to decide if it should be discarded. Give thanks, men, to Leonidas and the brave 300! Why was the movie shot almost entirely on a soundstage? Besides, there's no reason we can't be civil, is there? Xerxes suggests it is most likely a trap, but she still leaves after reminding him that she made him king through her efforts while he sat safely at a distance and watched.
In the movie, we see a government official holding King Leonidas' Gerard Butler newborn son above a cliff. Captain: Earn these shields, boys! Accepting substitutes is okay, but nothing beats the real thing. The thing that I love, it's very operatic. That's the Spartan code, my little queen. That's the movie I made. Prior to these battles, it was originally the Athenians who had asked Leonidas to help them defend against the Persians. The movie depicts a small group of European freedom fighters holding off a large army of Iranian slaves.
Theron: True, But this is politics, not war. Themistocles returns to Athens and confronts Ephialtes. The enemy outnumber us a paltry three to one! Even with my research, there's nothing I would really add or change about what Frank did, although I would say that the sort of Spartan way of rearing a child I found really fascinating and what I would call the sort of state-sponsored abuse. For it will be yours for all time. It took a lot of distillation of the genuine history and I'm taking an awful lot of liberties with everything, but that's my job.
Were the Spartans very different from other Greeks? You'll find plenty of both down there. And the landscapes are different than in real life. Hope that a king and his men have not been wasted to the pages of history. The following day, the Greeks feign a retreat and lead a group of Persian ships into a crevice, where they become stuck. At least that's what 300 Spartans history tells us.
Many of the Greek soldiers, who fought with the Spartan elite at the Battle of Thermopylae, were forced to fight because they were slaves. Plumes had very little practical function beyond that. Let each among them search his own soul. In reality, there is no record of Ephialtes being rejected by the Spartan King Leonidas. This day we rescue a world from mysticism and tyranny and usher in a future brighter than anything we can imagine. He then visits Gorgo in Sparta while she is mourning Leonidas's death to ask for help, but Gorgo is angry for what the goal of a united Greece has cost her and her people.
How do historians know so much about the Spartans and the Persians? You threaten my people with slavery and death! Artemisia tries to kill Themistocles one last time but is killed as he stabs her through the stomach. Who does Frank Miller see as being today's equivalent of Spartan soldiers? And it was sexy too. Send it for law and order. Did you get a good feel for that outside of Frank's work? Consider the fate of your women! They were called the Immortals because they always maintained a strength of exactly 10,000 men. Author Posted on Categories Tags , , , , , , Nope, Olivemore.
The personal guard to King Xerxes himself. Leonidas: This is where we hold them! Persian Emissary: No, not slaves. I will make you warlord of all Greece. He never went to the front line at the Battle of Thermopylae as his character does in the movie 300. After that, it became me seeing various cuts of scenes, and coming to the set once, during a big battle scene, and generally not doing a lot of work. It would be a regrettable waste, it would be nothing short of madness, were you, brave King, and your valiant troops to perish. Daxos: By morning the immortals will surround us.
As shown in the film, on a young Spartan male's seventh birthday, he would leave home to begin an education and training regime known as the agoge. A new age has begun: an age of! A lot of it I felt like I had a responsibility to know, like you have to know the rules before you break them. Yet they stare now across the plain at 10,000 Spartans commanding 30,000 free Greeks! Themistocles and Artemisia engage in a duel, which ends in a stalemate with both receiving severe injuries. No monuments, no poems of war and valour. But time has proven him wise. Believing Themistocles to be dead, Artemisia and her forces withdraw. Greek historian Plutarch 46 A.