[Story] The Last Prayer of Medusa
The Athenian Acropolis (Around 440BC)
"...so that the sun will not look down upon any land beyond the boundaries of what is ours”
When the Persians came to Athens they found the city empty, Xerxes whose fury was equalled only by his desire for revenge for his father ordered the great city to be destroyed, and thus it came to be that goddess’s temple fell before it was finished. The bravery of the Spartans seemingly in vain.
The Athenians were not deterred and would inflict defeat upon the Persians in the battle of Salamis; they rebuilt their society an... Continue»