Gates of Fire
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 30 January 2007
  • ISBN : 9780553904055
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 68 voters
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Download or read online book entitled Gates of Fire, was written by Steven Pressfield and published by Bantam in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 30 January 2007 with total pages 400. NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Steven Pressfield brings the battle of Thermopylae to brilliant life.”—Pat Conroy At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army. Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history—one that would not end until the rocks were awash with blood, leaving only one gravely injured Spartan squire to tell the tale. . . .