By Theo Papas
State. Freedom. Democracy.
How a lot may you sacrifice to guard them?
480 B. C.
Proud Xerxes, Emperor of Persia and King of Kings, invades Greece with 1000000 squaddies. He instructions hundreds of thousands of ships and is supported through dozens of allies, between them the captivating Queen Artemisia.
Against him stand a couple of Greek opponents and decided males - Leonidas and his 300 Spartans on dry land, the personification of bravery and patriotism; and Themistocles and the fleet of Athens at the sea, the incarnation of ingenuity and method.
Can they cease him?
WAR. HEROISM. SELF SACRIFICE. VICTORY.
An epic booklet in regards to the first nice struggle in heritage, a struggle that made up our minds the destiny of humanity, western civilization and democracy.
A difficult yet deeply human novel approximately honor, dignity and tragic love overwhelmed among the blade of a sword and the blood of conflict.
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Excavations have revealed densely occupied settlements with adjacent or free-standing structures of similar characteristics. The lack of considerable differentiation among architectural remains, as well as the size of the samples available for analysis, has given ground to several interpretations about the social organization and the structure of households in these communities. It has been suggested, for DEMETRA PAP ACON S TA NTINOU 37 Cape Andreas KhitOkîtla Shilloiirokambos • * · Figure 1. Neolithic sites in Cyprus.
2). The structures were of irregular shape, built by stones and developed on a vertical axis, providing in this way a remarkably deep stratigraphy. Chronologically, the site is divided into three phases, early, middle and late. Occupation started in the northern sector and later, during the middle phase, expanded to the south (Peltenburg 1983). The present analysis will attempt to shed more light on two patterns that have been identified already at the site: 1) the imbalance in material "wealth" between the two sectors, north and south (Peltenburg 1985; 1993: 11), and 2) the character of the structures, which seem to be "uniform, general-purpose habitation units, probably for nuclear families" (Peltenburg 1993: 10).
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