[extropy-chat] 300 and the Gates of Fire

Amara Graps amara at amara.com
Sat Mar 10 21:59:27 UTC 2007

I said (before checking properly):
>That might not be the truth, however (according to another source).
>Leonidas might have chosen the particular 300 because of the _mothers_
>of the 300 ... :-)

..sorry there's more, not only the mothers. The wives, the sisters.
Leonidas might have chosen those 300 for the particular women relatives
of those 300. Perhaps that still fits your theory, however, I think
that the emphasis changes for the  way that he wished his culture
to survive.


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