Welcome to Sparta…may I take your cloak?

300 photo

Boyfriend and I saw the “300” today. Just in case you’re living under a bridge or pretending to be homeless, it’s a movie based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel about the Battle of Thermopylae, where King Leonidas and 300 warriors fight to the death to defend Greece from the Persion army.

The movie was quite satisfying, I’d have to admit, with only one part that seemed over-long. But I won’t go into more details. If you are at all interested in grisly graphic novel adaptations of legendary events, this movie is a must-see!

One thing that struck me was that this legend/story/myth is nearly three thousand years old, and we are still telling/watching it! It’s truly humbling and amazing to me.

What stories, do you think, people three thousand years from now will be telling?

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5 Responses to “Welcome to Sparta…may I take your cloak?”


  1. 1 Mike March 13, 2007 at 10:04 am

    This one time at band camp….

    🙂

  2. 2 guamaniac March 13, 2007 at 15:29 pm

    This one time, during a late-night Exchange patching session…

  3. 3 Martino March 14, 2007 at 20:00 pm

    Don’t forget the eye candy girl!

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