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Old May 22, 2007, 12:56 AM   #11
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...And to the right of his Tomb there is a cafe bar that i go to and have a cold glass of Beer to honour him
Clinking beer glasses therein commemorationof Leonidas and Διην*κης ( Dienekes ) also, could be great
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Old May 22, 2007, 6:55 AM   #12
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Clinking beer glasses therein commemorationof Leonidas and Διην*κης ( Dienekes ) also, could be great
Yes indeed my friend, when all those arrows blocked the sun Dienekes remarked 'Good. Then we will fight in the shade
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On the statue, the inscription has Leonida's reply to the Persians who demanded that the Spartans surrender their weapons.

Theflag of the Texas revolutionaries at the Battle of Gonzales:



I wonder if it was an allusion to Thermopylae. Even on the frontier, people had a better education in the classics than we do today.




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Old May 26, 2007, 10:58 AM   #14
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On the statue, the inscription has Leonida's reply to the Persians who demanded that the Spartans surrender their weapons.

Theflag of the Texas revolutionaries at the Battle of Gonzales:



I wonder if it was an allusion to Thermopylae. Even on the frontier, people had a better education in the classics than we do today.



Thanks Barbarian, if it was an allusion or not i don't know maybe,, but i do know those are some strong words
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Nice shots and scenes............................musket
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