But she was also Leonidas' niece by his half brother. For someone accusing the ephors of being inbred monsters, Leonidas isn't doing his son any favors
Also, more ableism, this time masquerading as fetishes
And now I feel even dirtier than this movie has otherwise made me feel. Definitely going to edit this bit, maybe cut it.
At least they're replicating a problem actually found in the source material.
κείμεθα, τοῖς κείνων ῥήμασι πειθόμενοι.
Oh stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that
we lie here, obedient to their words/laws.
This is why you don't mix and match historical details from the two different Persian Invasions.
Again, all I'm asking for is some consistency.
When asked what he thought of Western civilization, Gandhi replied "I think it would be a good idea."
Certainly this movie isn't a ringing endorsement of the concept