The Spartans

The Spartans

The World of the Warrior-heroes of Ancient Greece, From Utopia to Crisis and Collapse

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Traces the history of the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, describes its distinctive military society and the unusual freedom of Spartan women, and discusses the influence which its culture has had on later civilizations.

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The Spartans of ancient Greece were a powerful and unique people, a society of warrior-heroes who exemplified the heroic virtues of self-sacrifice, community endeavor, and achievement against all odds. Paul Cartledge engagingly examines the rise and fall of this singular society.

Publisher: Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audio, p2007
ISBN: 9781433205002
Branch Call Number: MP3BK 938.9 CAR
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (ca. 8.5 hrs.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Lee, John

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BrendanRogers
Jan 07, 2015

Book covers important periods and personalities in spartan history. Especially interesting in the account of the war with the Athenian empire from the Spartan perspective. I wish the author had confronted why westerners continue to be fascinated by this very different culture.

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