Spartans: A New History
Spartans: A New History chronicles the complete history of ancient Sparta from its origins to the end of antiquity.
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Read pieces of this for a research paper that I have been working on, and I found it extremely useful. Information is clear, concise, and leaves me with no extra questions after reading it.
Achaean acropolis Aegean Agesilaus Agis Agis IV allies ancient archaeological Archidamus Argives Argos Aristotle Artemis Orthia Assembly Athenians Athens Attica battle Boeotian Brasidas Bronze Age campaign century B.C.E. citizen training city’s Classical period Cleom Cleombrotus Cleomenes Cleomenes Ill Cleonymus command constitution death defeat Demaratus Despite Diod Dorian early Epaminondas ephors Eunomia Eurotas Eurotas valley Eurycles Eurypontid Eurysthenes evidence exile FGrH force fourth century Geronthrae Gerousia Greece Greek Hell helots Heracles Heraclids Herodotus hippeis historians hoplites invasion king of Sparta kingship Lacedaemonians Laconia land later Leonidas Leuctra Livy lochoi Lycurgan Lycurgus Lysander Lysander’s Macedonian Mantinea Menelaeum Messenian military Minyans Mycenaean Nabis oracle Partheniai Paus Pausanias peace Peloponnese Peloponnesian League perioeci Persian Plataea Plut Plutarch political Polyb pottery reforms reign revolt Rhetra Roman sanctuary sent settlement sixth century Spartan army Spartan citizens Spartiates Sphodrias territory Thebans Thebes Thuc Thucydides troops Tyrtaeus victory Xenophon