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Sparta - Lacedaemonia - Resources on the Ancient Greek City of ...
Sparta, a leading city-state in ancient Greece. Resources on the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta (Lacdaemonia) whose citizens were known for their harsh ...
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Ancient History: Sparta Rise to Power - Ancient/Classical History
Sparta had a downwardly mobile society, but it still defeated Athens,largely due to luck (the Athenian plague) and the development of a superior navy.
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What Is a Spartan? - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Spartan is an adjective used to describe ancient Greeks from the polis of Sparta and people who behave in ways thought to have been typical of these Spartans.
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Aristotle on the Mixed Form of Government in Sparta
Aristotle describes the mixed government of ancient Sparta.
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Sparta - A Military City-State - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
"The same goes for the Spartans. One-against-one, they are as good as anyone in the world. But when they fight in a body, they are the best of all. For though ...
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King Leonidas of Sparta and the Battle at Thermopylae
Leonidas was a king of Sparta who led a suicide mission against the Persians at Thermopylae during the Persian Wars.
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Sparta's Rise to Power (How it Happened) - Ancient/Classical History
"[The Spartans] had obviously committed themselves to assisting the Athenians in any clash with the Persians. Nevertheless, when the news arrived that the ...
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List of Names and Dates of Spartan Kings - Ancient/Classical History
Two Spartan kings, hereditary monarchs, one from each of the Agiad and Eurypontid families, had priestly obligations and the power to make war ( although by ...
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Sparta and Samos - Spartan Colony Samos - Ancient/Classical History
The Spartans didn't send out as many colonists as the Athenians, but they did send out some colonists and helped other people when asked. Here is a look at ...
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Sparta - A Military State - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
In the 8th century B.C., the polis of Sparta needed more fertile land to support a booming population. There was fertile land near Sparta, so the Spartans decided  ...
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