Tag: Thermopylae

Pressfield, “Gates of Fire”

 “One night I dreamt I marched within the phalanx.  We were advancing across a plain to meet the foe.  Terror froze my heart.  My fellow warriors strode all around me, in front, behind, to all sides.  They were all me.  Myself old, myself young.  I became even more terrified, as if I were coming apart … Continue reading Pressfield, “Gates of Fire”

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