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Saw 300 last night. I was just fine with magic and monsters but one thing tweaked me. In trying to convince the Spartan council to send reinforcements, the queen says that they shouldn't let "a king and his men have been wasted to the pages of history." But of course, the Greeks used scrolls, since codices weren't available yet.


What, they didn't have comic books in ancient Greece?

They had pages, but not codex books.

Paper was manufactured as separate pages which were assembled into scrolls after being written on.

What the Greeks did not have was a concept of history. Heroditus did not come until several centuries later. History to the extent it existed was an oral tradition.

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