Yea, I said it. Listen, I know that the Greeks were, well, Greeks. I know Leonidas was a mench. I know Thermopylae was one of the best point defense holding actions in history. Fine. But why have such a great leader painted by a Frenchman?
Hang this in your wardroom. Better yet - make it nose art on your A-10. I mean, look at it!
Higher res here.