Sparta: An Enthralling Overview of the Spartans and Their City-State in Ancient Greece along with the Greco-Persian Wars Peloponnesian War and Other Conflicts Involving the Spartan Army
Publisher: Enthralling History
Almost everyone has heard of the famous three hundred Spartan soldiers who stood against the Persians at Thermopylae. But did you know that Sparta was home to two kings? Or that their women had more freedom than the women of Athens?
The beautiful history of classical Sparta has been in the spotlight for some time now. Sometimes, it feels as if the details about this city-state are as vast as the Aegean! Before now, what has stood between you and an incredible, informative journey into Spartan antiquity were several boring pages of ambiguity.
If you’ve found this audiobook, then you have found everything you need to know about ancient Sparta! You will find yourself quickly pulled into vivid descriptions of the stories of Sparta.
In this audiobook, you will discover:
• The origin and foundations of ancient Sparta;
• The role of mythical divinity in the emergence of Sparta;
• Wars and conquests that helped shape Sparta’s foreign relations;
• The lives and times of the great kings and heroes of Sparta;
• The unique socio-political structure of classical and post-classical Sparta;
• The famous agoge and Sparta’s prestigious military;
• A typical day as a citizen or non-citizen living in ancient Sparta;
• And much, much more!