While I was reading and tweeting Herodotus, I became inspired to produce a half dozen mock images of his stories as though Fox News or MSNBC reported them. My only goal was to bring more attention to Herodotus.
In case you missed any of them, here they all are in one place (click for a higher resolution).
Each of these received a few retweets or favorites, but the death of Leonidas got the most attention.
BREAKING NEWS: King Leonidas dead at Thermopylae (Herodotus 7.229-232, 8.21) pic.twitter.com/XtALdJstsF
— Scott Manning (@historywarpath) February 24, 2014