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Author Cartledge, Paul.

Title The Spartans : the world of the warrior-heroes of ancient Greece, from utopia to crisis and collapse / Paul Cartledge.

Imprint Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    938.06 CAR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 304 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Note Accompanies the PBS series The Spartans.
Originally published as The Spartans: an epic history / London, 4 Books, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-294) and index.
Contents pt. 1. 'Go, tell the Spartans' -- 1. Under the sign of Lycurgus -- 2. Sparta in 500 BC -- 3. The Persian Wars, 490-479 BC -- pt. 2. The Spartan myth -- 4. The '50-year period', 478-432 BC -- 5. Women and religion - 6. The Athenian War, 432-404 BC -- pt. 3. A crippled kingship -- 7. The Spartan Empire, 404-371 BC -- 8. Fall and decline, 371-331 BC -- 9. Revival and reinvention 331 BC-AD 14 -- 10. The legacy : Leonidas lives.
Subject Sparta (Extinct city) -- History.
Added Title World of the warrior-heroes of ancient Greece, from utopia to crisis and collapse
ISBN 1585674028 : $27.95

 
    
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