A Companion to Sparta
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 18, 2017 - History - 840 pages
The two-volume A Companion to Sparta presents the first comprehensive, multi-authored series of essays to address all aspects of Spartan history and society from its origins in the Greek Dark Ages to the late Roman Empire.
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Agesilaos Agiad Agis Agis IV Alkman allies ancient archaic Argos Aristotle Arkadian army Artemis Orthia Athenian Athens athletic austerity battle boys campaign Cartledge 1987 century BC Chapter citizens classical period Classical Sparta cult culture Dioskouroi Ducat elite ephors Eurypontid evidence festival FGrH Figueira fourth century gerousia Greece Greek world Hell Hellenistic helots Herodotos Hodkinson 2000 hoplite inscriptions Kennell Kleomenes Laconian Laconian black‐figure Lakedaimonians land later Leonidas Leuktra London Lykourgan Lykourgos Lysandros Messenia messes military Millender Nafissi Naukratis Olympia Paus Pausanias Peloponnese Peloponnesian Peloponnesian League Peloponnesian War perioikic perioikoi Persian Pipili Plataia Plato Plut Plutarch poleis polis political Powell Public Schools quarries Rhetra ritual role Roman sanctuary scholars sixth century social sources Spartan female Spartan kings Spartan society Spartan women Spartiates Spawforth status Stibbe Swansea syssitia Thebes Thermopylai Thuc Thucydides tradition Tyrtaios vases victory wealth Xenophon young