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Old 03-03-2007, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Helen's Eidolon
I have to admit, after all of the glowing recommendations I'm almost curious to read Gates of Fire myself... although some of the stuff quoted/referred to here makes me suspicious that it's not as accurate as it could be.
Well, dammit, hurry up then, woman, so you can come back here and tell us your take before this thread drops into oblivion!

Perhaps it does take some liberties with historical truth, but by reading it I'm coming to see the Spartans as real people, not the cardboard cutouts my history education made of them.