Forgotten Battle of Thermopylae: The Celtic Invasion of Greece
After spreading throughout Europe, Celts had been threatening Macedon and northern Greek states for years when a Celtic leader decided to invade. And just as the Spartans had done in 480 BC, a coalition of Greeks marched to meet them at Thermopylae. The ancient pass would once again be the site of a battle for the future of Greece.
After spreading throughout Europe, marauding confederations of Celts had been threatening Macedon and northern Greek states for years when a Celtic leader decided to invade, hoping to find valuable treasure. And just as the Spartans had done in 480 BC, a coalition of Greeks marched to meet them at Thermopylae. The ancient pass would once again be the site of a battle for the future of Greece.
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