300 Spartans: The Real Story (2015)

Introduction Putting aside the myths and legends, this documentary takes a detailed look at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC Greece leading to the last stand of the 300 Spartans and Spartan King Leonidas. Outline On the 3rd day of the battle, when Leonidas was being surrounded, he sent most of his troops away… Read More

Battles BC (2009): Part 08 – Judgement Day at Marathon

Introduction Battles BC is a 2009 documentary series looking at key battles in ancient history. The show was known for its very gritty nature, visual effects similar to the film 300 and its highly choreographed fight scenes with various weapons. Outline of Part 08 This episode focuses on the Battle of Marathon, the ill-fated invasion… Read More

Last Stand of the 300 (2007)

Introduction Last Stand of the 300 is a TV documentary/reenactment which premièred on The History Channel in 2007. It was directed by David Padrusch known for directing projects such as Journey to 10,000 BC (2008) and Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War (2006) for the History Channel. Outline In 480 B.C, during the Greco-Persian Wars the… Read More