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  • Xerxes: There will be no glory in your sacrifice. I will erase even the memory of Sparta from the histories! Every piece of Greek parchment shall be burned. Every Greek historian, and every scribe shall have their eyes pulled out, and their tongues cut from their mouths. Why, uttering the very name of Sparta, or Leonidas, will be punishable by death! The world will never know you existed at all!


  • King Leonidas: Tonight, we dine in hell!


  • Xerxes: Unlike the cruel Leonidas, who demanded that you stand. I require only that you kneel.


  • Persian: A thousand nations of the Persian empire descend upon you. Our arrows will blot out the sun.
    Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade.


  • King Leonidas: Tonight, we dine in Hell.


  • Messenger: This is madness!
    King Leonidas: Madness? This is Sparta!


  • Persian: Our arrows will blot out the Sun
    Persian: Our arrows will blot out the sun.
    Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade
    Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade.


  • Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade
    Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade.


  • King Leonidas: The world will know that free men stood against a tyrant, that few stood against many, and before this battle was over, even a god-king can bleed.


  • King Leonidas: You bring the crowns and heads of conquered kings to my city steps. You insult my queen. You threaten my people with slavery and death! Oh, I've chosen my words carefully, Persian. Perhaps you should have done the same!
    Messenger: This is blasphemy! This is madness!
    King Leonidas: Madness...?
    Messenger: This is Sparta!
    King Leonidas: This is Sparta!


  • King Leonidas: prepare for glory!
    King Leonidas: Prepare for glory!


  • Xerxes: Our arrows will blot out the sun!
    Persian: Our arrows will blot out the sun!
    King Leonidas: Then we will fight in the shade.
    Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade.


  • King Leonidas: SPARTANS! Prepare for battle! For tonight, WE DINE IN HELL!!
    King Leonidas: SPARTANS! Prepare for battle! For tonight, WE DINE IN HELL!


  • King Leonidas: You bring the heads of conquered kings to my city steps! You insult my queen... You threaten my people with slavery and death! Oh, I've chosen my words carefully persian, but you should have done the same!
    Persian Emissary: This is blasphemy... This is madness!
    King Leonidas: Madness? THIS IS SPARTA!!!!


  • Captain: I smell like a dying squirrel.


  • Gorgo: Spartan!
    King Leonidas: Yes my lady!
    Gorgo: Come back with your shield, or on it.
    King Leonidas: Yes my lady
    King Leonidas: Yes my lady.


  • King Leonidas: Lets give them something to drink!


  • King Leonidas: Give Them Nothing... But take from Them Everything!
    King Leonidas: Give them nothing! But take from them everything!


  • King Leonidas: This is Sparta!


  • Captain: They say we Spartans descended from Hercules himself...Bold Leonidas gave testament to our bloodline...his roar was long and loud.


  • Stelios: Have the gods no mercy...


  • Dilios: There's no room for softness... not in Sparta. No place for weakness. Only the hard and strong may call themselves Spartans. Only the hard, only the strong.


  • Persian General: Spartans! Lay down your weapons!
    King Leonidas: Persians! Come and get them!


  • Captain: Madness? This is Sparta!
    King Leonidas: Madness? This is Sparta!


  • King Leonidas: THIS IS SPARTA!!
    King Leonidas: THIS IS SPARTA!


  • Gorgo: Come back with your shield, or on it.


  • Persian Emissary: A thousand nations of the Persian empire descend upon you. Our arrows will blot out the sun!


  • Stelios: Our ancestors built this wall using ancient stones from the bosom of Greece herself. And with a little Spartan help, your Persian scouts supplied the mortar.


  • King Leonidas: The world will know that free men stood against a tyrant, that few stood against many, and before this battle was over, even a god-king can bleed.


  • King Leonidas: This is where we hold them; this is where we fight; this is where they die.
    Captain: Earn these shields boys! Owu! (Spartans)
    Captain: Earn these shields boys! Owu! [Spartans]
    King Leonidas: Remember this day men, for it will be yours for all time.
    Persian: Spartans, lay down your weapons!
    King Leonidas: Persians, come and get them!


  • King Leonidas: This is Sparta!


  • King Leonidas: Spartans! Ready your breakfast and eat hearty for tonight WE DINE IN HELL!!!!!
    King Leonidas: Ready your breakfast and eat hearty... For tonight, we dine in hell!


  • King Leonidas: Give them nothing,but take from them,everything!
    King Leonidas: Give them nothing! But take from them everything!


  • King Leonidas: Spartans! What is your profession?
    King Leonidas: What is your profession?


  • King Leonidas: Spartans! Prepare for glory!


  • Xerxes: There will be no glory in your sacrifice. I will erase even the memory of Sparta from the histories! Every piece of Greek parchment shall be burned. Every Greek historian, and every scribe shall have their eyes pulled out, and their tongues cut from their mouths. Why, uttering the very name of Sparta, or Leonidas, will be punishable by death! The world will never know you existed at all!
    King Leonidas: The world will know that free men stood against a tyrant, that few stood against many, and before this battle was over, even a god-king can bleed.


  • Messenger: This is madness!!
    King Leonidas: Madness? THIS IS SPARTA!!!


  • King Leonidas: tonight,we dine in HELL!


  • Persian: A thousand nations of the Persian empire descend upon you. Our arrows will blot out the sun!
    Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade.


  • Stelios: It's an honour to die at your side.
    King Leonidas: It's an honour to have lived at yours.


  • Messenger: This is madness!
    King Leonidas: Madness...?
    King Leonidas: THIS IS SPARTA!


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