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Nature Changes Site of History's Most Famous Last Stand: Bang Go Greece's Defences on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The sea once hugged this pass so closely that a few thousand Greeks could hold off 1.7 million Persians, if the ancient historian Herodotus is to be believed, in the 300-foot wide defile where numerical superiority was useless.