Spartan society

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The Classical Press of Wales, 2004 - History - 389 pages
This is the latest volume from the International Sparta Seminar, in the series founded by Anton Powell and Stephen Hodkinson. Figueira is here the editor of sixteen new papers; among the authors are most of the world's leading authorities on the history of Sparta. There are particular concentrations of papers on Spartan women; the economy of Sparta; helots and Messenians; Xenophon and Sparta.

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Contents

The motif of taking in Spartan culture
1
Suicide in Spartan society
25
The nature of the Spartan kleros
49
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Thomas J. Figueria is a Professor at Rutgers University.

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