An Account of the Battle of Thermopylae
Illustrated by Adam Agee
We welcome this outstanding reader for the Waldorf Grade 5 curriculum! Between the excitement of the story and the resounding history that lies behind it, any student (an their teacher!) will be hungry to get to read more.
It’s the year 480 BC and the greatest army ever gathered in the ancient world is on the march to conquer all of Greece. An irresistible force, they are destroying whatever dares to stand in their path. One man steps forward to stop them, followed by 300 companions. His chances are next to null; yet he goes. This man is Leonidas. And his companions are Spartans. They go to stop the Persian advance and meet their destiny at the narrows known as The Hot Gates.