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The Battle Of Thermopylae by Aranthulas The Battle Of Thermopylae by Aranthulas
After a lot of time, i finally finished. Circa 480 B.C.E Leonidas and 300 greeks hold the pass against the might of the over 200,000 strong Persian army led by Xerxes King of Kings. My most favorite battle in the ancient world. Though it was a Persian victory, the Spartans and their allies killed over 20,000 Persians.

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KOKORO-DE-NATA Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013
Love this! The hue or the warm red colors really make this piece very intense and very masculine. Captures the essence of the adrenaline that every man had when they fought.
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ApolloStudios Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
Greek pride!
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MaddyGM Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
hey! can i use this for a history project?
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Aranthulas Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
sure! go for it!. ive got some other spartans around this website somewhere too if youre intersted in using em as well haha. good luck!
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Asparuh13 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing!
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MessyDoodles Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2010
King Leonidas has the ultimate rape-face XD
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97315 Featured By Owner May 22, 2010
dude,how long it took you to make this!
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omerpaz Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010
Wow, these red and orange colors really gives a battle scent. A few of the helmets look a bit flat and there's not enough blood (For me). Awesome anatomy and shading. The coloring is amazing.
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goeliath Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
welcome to Sparta BITCH!

lol best...greeting....EVER!
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Iguanarwhal Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2009
Man. This is awesomeness. I just finished studying the Persian Wars with Greece in school and it's all just really cool stuff.
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