The following three inscriptions are the ones recorded by Herodotus as being on the monument to memorialize the battle of Thermopylae. His written words have been more lasting than the stone as probably few fragments remain. Here are the lapidary poems.
(1) Against three million men fought, in this place,
(2) Tell them in Lakedaimon, passer by:
(3) Here great Megistias lies, whom Median men
Herodotus writes, "It was the Amphiktyons who set up in their honor the plaques and their inscriptions, except that on the prophet Megistias; but the inscriptions on him was written by Simonides the son of Leoprepes, from personal friendship."
All of this information was gleaned from the book, PERSIA AND THE GREEKS: THE DEFENCE OF THE WEST 546-478 B.C.
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