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Omen such as Helen of Troy were free to indulge in education dance and sport Interspersed with the personal biographies of leading figures and based onyears' research The Spartans tracks the people from to BC charting Sparta's progression from the Great Power of the Aegean Greek world to its ultimate demis. Paul Cartledge is an excellent historian but he's merely an adeuate writer With some further editing this would be a very good book as the content is all thereI wish he'd have gone into some detail as to how the Spartans were defeated on a couple of occasions when given their reputation they should have won However there is so much information here that this can be forgivenHighly recommended
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Spartans An Epic HistoryThe Spartan legend has inspired and captivated subseuent generations with evidence of its legacy found in both the Roman and British Empires The Spartans are our ancestors every bit as much as the Athenians But while Athens promoted democracy individualism culture and society their great rivals Sparta embo. Sparta doesn’t seem to have a particular interesting history but I guess this book offers as much as is accurately known I was hoping to hear about how odd they were but the author doesn’t particularly play this up It’s uite a vague history in terms of details which makes the title slightly odd
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Spartans An Epic History characters ð 107 µ ❅ [KINDLE] ✾ Spartans An Epic History By Paul Cartledge ➞ – Eyltransferservices.co.uk The Spartan legend has inspired and captivated subseuent generations with evidence of its legacy found in both the Roman and British Empires The Spartans are our ancestors every bit asDied militarism totalitarianism segregation and brutal repression As ruthless as they were self sacrificing their devastatingly successful war rituals Spartans An Epubmade the Spartans the ultimate fighting force epitomized by Thermopylae While slave masters to the Helots for over three centuries Spartan w. Well written and researched but I had hoped there would be about the military history traditions and battles of the Spartans With the exception of some cultural examinations there is nothing here that hasn't already been covered by Tom Holland's 'Persian Fire'