Why The Battle of the Persian Gate Is the Persian Thermopylae — Battles of the Ancients


2349 years ago today, on 20 January 330 BC, Alexander the Great fought one of the most important, yet-lesser-known, battles of his career: the Battle of the Persian Gate. Despite facing a vastly superior army, the Persians put up a heroic defence, but are ultimately outclassed and defeated after Alexander enlisted the aid of a…

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