However herodotus is known for his unreliability in certain aspects which is also a factor that i will take into consideration during my analysis regarding the similarities and differences in zack snyder's 300 and herodotus's the histories. The real 300 spartans history behind the frank miller 300 graphic novel and the film find out what really happened at the battle of thermopylae in 480 bc greek historian herodotus mentions her several times in his writings when she was only eight or nine-years old, she advises her father to not trust aristagoras: father, you had better. The latest interpretation of the battle was the movie 300, which was based on the graphic novel of the same name by frank miller frank miller was inspired by the 1962 film – the 300 spartans we are aware of the battle because of the works of the greek historian herodotus (circa 484 bc – circa 425 bc), most notably the histories, which. Differences between 300 and herodotus topics: battle of thermopylae, difference between strategy & operational decisions by brian bass, demand media the success of a business depends on the decisions made by key personnel in the organization however, these individuals can make poor decisions that will be detrimental to the organization.
The other looming difference is that most modern scholars debate herodotus' (the only primary source for the the battle of thermopylae) estimate of the persian forces, putting the number between 100,000 - 300,000. 300: history vs myth by andrew dansby the houston chronicle the number: 300 despite his earlier praise for herodotus, strauss says the historian was probably off - way off - with some of his numbers herotodus estimated the persian force to be in the millions most historians today estimate the persian army at about 150,000. We are aware of the battle because of the works of the greek historian herodotus (circa 484 bc – circa 425 bc), most notably the histories, despite a significant age difference, frank miller’s film ‘300’ portrays leonidas and gorgo as extremely close companions leonidas i (statue) & xerxes i (depiction.
The background to the battle of thermopylae having been covered we can begin to analyse the influence that herodotus's the histories has on the film and the similarities and differences between snyder's 300 and herodotus's the histories finally the various themes and reasoning for these similarities and differences. What are some of the differences between the movie 300 and the actual historical events that took place. A similarity between the film '300' and 'herodotus the histories' is the character of ephialtesephialtes is portrayed in the 'histories as a farmer of malis ephialtes, the son of eurydemus, a man of malis, came to him and was admitted to a conference.
Is the movie 300 based on actual historical events,if so, what were they do people hate the movie titanic because of the romance, or because of the actual historical event name some historical events that took place between 1980-1996. The historical inaccuracies in 300 march 17, 2014 theodoros ii 15 comments according to herodotus, among the 300 spartans there were indeed two soldiers stricken with an ophthalmic disease and ordered to return home one of them, eurytus, the difference between a fact and a factoid.
The historical inaccuracies in 300 march 17, 2014 theodoros ii and thus, leonidas never committed murder by throwing said messenger in the giant pit of death herodotus mentions this had happened in the past and, for that reason, xerxes never sent any messengers to ask the spartans to surrender according to herodotus, among the 300. Similarities and differences between 'herodotus the histories' and '300' unlike in zack snyder's strangely bonified '300' a film in which a drastically underestimated 300 greek soldiers (including leonidas) defeat several hundreds of thousands of persian 'slaves' and solders.
300 spartans at the battle of thermopylae: herodotus's real history the goal of this activity is not only to get students thinking about the differences between xerxes and leonidas, the persians and the greeks, but also to guide them to greater understanding of the way history is represented and interpreted from a specific point of view.
The real 300 spartans history behind the frank miller 300 graphic novel and the film find out what really happened at the battle of thermopylae in 480 bc.