Book Review: 300, The Empire, by Theo Papas

In 300. The Empire, Theo Papas tells the story of how the Greeks of the 5th century B.C. united to fight off the encroachment of the massive and powerful Persian Empire, ruled by King Xerxes. King Xerxes’ father, Darius I, was defeated at the battle of Marathon in 490 B.C. by the Athenians under General […]

Leonidas of Sparta, A Heroic King

Leonidas of Sparta, A Heroic King, is the third of three novels by Helena Shrader on the life of Leonidas. The first, Leonidas, Boy of the Agoge portrayed the childhood and youth of the Agiad Prince as he is educated in Spartan fashion in the Agoge. The second book, Leonidas a Peerless Peer, tells of […]