8 thoughts on “ Gates Of Fire ”

  1. Gates of Fire was not quite what I expected, but this does not in any way diminish its attraction. I was expecting a war story with a focus on the mentality of the Spartan warriors, and this was indeed a significant part of the book, but it was ultimately more than that/5(K).
  2. Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae - Kindle edition by Pressfield, Steven. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of bedsfiromadbivis.chaiginibutacklersbronfallbercheckslutboots.co by: 7.
  3. Oct 20,  · A review of Gates of Fire By Steven Pressfield This is a novel set around the events of the battle of Thermopylae in Ancient Greece, the same battle that inspired the well-known Graphic novel and film. A tale that still captures the imagination of people thousands of /5.
  4. Sep 27,  · Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae by Steven Pressfield | Editorial Reviews. Paperback (Reprint) $ Hardcover. $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ Audio MP3 on CD. $ View All Available Formats & Brand: Random House Publishing Group.
  5. Overview. Gates of Fire is a work of historical fiction by Steven Pressfield centered around the famous Battle of Thermopylae ( BC), in which a heavily-outnumbered force of native Greeks led by the Spartans held the invading army of the Persian Empire at bay for several bedsfiromadbivis.chaiginibutacklersbronfallbercheckslutboots.coe their eventual defeat, the Greek forces became renowned for their valor and sacrifice.
  6. In Gates of Fire, Xeo is raised to revere and memorize portions of Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey, epic poems of the Trojan War which were written several hundred years before the novel’s action and are foundational for Greek literature and bedsfiromadbivis.chaiginibutacklersbronfallbercheckslutboots.coield bases his account of the Battle of Thermopylae on Book VII of Herodotus’ Histories, which was written in B.C., about
  7. This is the story of the Battle of Thermopylae and the Spartans who made their final stand there against the Persians, as transcribed by historian Gobartes at the request of the Persian King bedsfiromadbivis.chaiginibutacklersbronfallbercheckslutboots.coes transcribes the story as dictated by Xeones (Xeo), a wounded Greek whom the Persians discovered on the battlefield. One evening the Greek prisoner is brought before King Xerxes personally.

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