Spartans: Fierce Warriors of Ancient Greece
The military might of the Spartan army was well-known in the ancient Greece. There is no doubt that Sparta’s system of government, code of conduct, militaristic training and their harsh way of life produced strong warriors. Their defining moment arrived in 480 BC when 300 soldiers, led by King Leonidas, fought around 100,000 Persians during the battle of Thermopylae. Watch the video and discover the brutal story of how the Spartans become the most fierce warriors in history. See also The Greek God Family Tree and Who Were the Vikings and Where Did They Come From.