The actions of the historical action movie ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ take place in parallel with the actions of the movie '300' and after it. The confrontation of the Greeks by the mighty Persian army, led by a cruel king who imagines himself to be God, Xerxes. 480 BC The Greek king Leonidas adequately held the defense with his warriors, but was defeated by the Persians.
Xerxes continues to attack the Greek lands to conquer all cities. But in Athens, his army is waiting for worthy resistance in the form of a fleet under the command of the commander Themistocles, who joined forces with the widowed queen Gorgo, who most of all dreams of taking revenge on Xerxes for the death of her beloved husband.