Leonidas

Leonidas

[lee-on-i-duhs]
noun
died 480 b.c, Greek hero: king of Sparta 489?–480.
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Leonidas (lɪˈɒnɪˌdæs)
 
n
died 480 bc, king of Sparta (?490--480), hero of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which he was killed by the Persians under Xerxes

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