This is Sparta!

This is Sparta!

After a Persian messenger insults King Leonidas, he sends the messenger and his men down a pit.
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Spartan King

Spartan King

In 300, King Leonidas leads the way. He embraces the blood, gore and violence of the age.
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Leonidas Fights

Leonidas Fights

King Leonidas is one tough dude. You really don't wanna mess with him.
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Xerxes Picture

Xerxes Picture

King Xerxes surveys the battle field. He'll take on Leonidas soon enough.
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King Leonidas

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King Leonidas is a character based upon the real-life king of Sparta (circa 520-480BC). He led a small army, commonly known as the 300 Spartans, against the overwhelming numbers of the Persian Empire, and their leader Xerxes, at the Battle of Thermopylae.

Played By
Gerard Butler
Full Name
King Leonidas

King Leonidas Quotes

Leonidas: You, what is your profession?
Arcadian Soldier: I'm a potter, sir.
Leonidas: And you, Arcadian, what is your profession?
Arcadian Soldier: I'm a sculptor.
Leonidas: And you?
Arcadian Soldier: I'm a blacksmith.
Leonidas: [Turning towards the Spartans] Spartans! What is your profession?
Spartans: Harooh! Harooh! Harooh!
Leonidas: See old friend, I brought more soldiers than you did.

[Dying words] My Queen! My Wife! My Love.

Leonidas