LEONIDAS Statue Greek Spartan King Sculpture Figure Alabaster Gold Tone13.77 Inches. Height: 13.77 inches (35 cm).Width: 5.5 inches (13.9 cm). Depth: 5.2 inches (13.2 cm). Weight: 2.86 lbs (1300 gr). Was a king of the city-state of Sparta from about 490 B. Until his death at the Battle of Thermopylae against the Persian army in 480 B. Although Leonidas lost the battle, his death at Thermopylae was seen as a heroic sacrifice because he sent most of his army away when he realized that the Persians had outmaneuvered him. Three hundred of his fellow Spartans stayed with him to fight and die. Almost everything that is known about Leonidas comes from the work of the Greek historian Herodotus c.
Leonídas; Ionic and Attic Greek:? S; "son of the lion"; died 11 August 480 BC was a warrior king of the Greek city-state of Sparta. He was the husband of Gorgo, the daughter of Cleomenes I of Sparta and the 17th of the Agiad line; a dynasty which claimed descent from the mythological demigod Heracles. Leonidas had a notable participation in the Second Persian War, where he led the allied Greek forces to a last stand at the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC) while attempting to defend the pass from the invading Persian army. Customers must inspect item(s) and notify us within 14 days of any problems.By paying for this item you acknowledge you reviewed all the pictures/description are satisfied with the condition and any other feature the item has, if you have any questions about the item, size color ext, message me prior to purchasing. Only what is in the pictures is included, nothing else, don't assume anything. If cables, accessories or anything else isn't pictured then there not included. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "eurobuywithconfidence" and is located in this country: GR. This item can be shipped worldwide.