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Published: 09 July 2020

192 Pages | 13 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198853084

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The Spartans

Andrew J. Bayliss

  • Lifts the veil on the fascinating and sometimes appalling practices of the most infamous ancient Greek society
  • Tells the true story of Thermopylae, drawing on the latest research
  • Focuses on key aspects of Spartan society, such as boyhood, the Helots, and Spartan women
  • Separates the myth surrounding the Spartans from the reality