Script taken from a transcript of the screenplay and/or the Gerard Butler Sparta Movie. And wave after wave of Persian attack will smash against Spartan shields. Xerxes' . It'll do the job of funneling the Persians into the Hot Gates.
And all will know that Spartans gave their last breath to defend it! . King Leonidas: Then what must a king do to save his world, when the very laws he has sworn to protect force him to do nothing? . SPARTANS, What is your profession ?.
But when Leonidas suits up and goes to his day job--vanquishing bloodthirsty enemies with his spear and shield--he's focused on what's best.
Quotes. Xerxes: There will Gorgo: Come back with your shield, or on it. King Leonidas: Yes King Leonidas: What is your profession?.
() Gerard Butler as King Leonidas. King Leonidas: You there, what is your profession? PERSIANS! [the Spartans get into their shielding position].
The short answer: no. Then again, much of is inaccurate. The Spartans did use a doru spear and an aspis shield; they got that right. However, the spear.
Η ΤΑΝ Η ΕΠΙ ΤΑΣ (Ḕ tā̀n ḕ epì tâs): “Come back with your shield, or on it. and not leaving the tools of one's warrior profession behind to fall.