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Title:
The Spartans : the world of the warrior-heroes of ancient Greece, from utopia to crisis and collapse
Author:
Cartledge, Paul.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
304 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
General Note:
Accompanies the PBS series The Spartans.

Originally published as The Spartans: an epic history / London, 4 Books, 2002.
Language:
English
Contents:
'Go, tell the Spartans' -- Under the sign of Lycurgus -- Sparta in 500 BC -- Persian Wars, 490-479 BC -- Spartan myth -- '50-year period', 478-432 BC -- Women and religion - Athenian War, 432-404 BC -- crippled kingship -- Spartan Empire, 404-371 BC -- Fall and decline, 371-331 BC -- Revival and reinvention 331 BC-AD 14 -- legacy : Leonidas lives.
ISBN:
9781585674022
Format :
Book