Is the movie 300 based on the Bible?

What does the Bible say about the 300?

Then the Lord said to Gideon, “With the 300 that lapped I will deliver you … “ Clear as day, the men who use their hands are sent home. … Rather, the lappers put their hands to their mouths. (The King James Bible and the English Standard Version, incidentally, agree with the NIV.)

Is Xerxes in the Bible the same as 300?

Originally Answered: Is the Xerxes of 300 the same Xerxes of Esther? Yes; for all intents and purposes, Xerxes I, Emperor of Persia, the Levant, Asia Minor, Greece, and Pharaoh of Egypt, who reigned from 486–465 B.C., is the same person as the “Ahasuerus” spoken of in the book of Esther.

What does 200 mean biblically?

According to René Allendy (1889-1942), 200 represents “the duality in the creature, duality of tendencies, magnetic polarities, poles of homology, sexuality, but not duality of constitution: soul-body, as claims Descartes with the official church.” Others more simply claim 200 is a symbol of insufficiency, upheaval and …

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