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Subject:  Re: Little known facts Date:  11/16/2012  3:54 PM
Author:  mcbdds Number:  655531 of 875127

The 300 became immortalized while the art teacher was forgotten.

Leonidas was killed. Xerxes cut off his head, crucified his body, placed it for public display, and allowed it to rot in the sun. The Persian army went on to burn every Boeotian city to the ground before occupying Athens.

The art teacher went on to become a leader in the socialist progressive left and paved the way for the current Greek economic collapse.

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