The Spartan army stood at the centre of the Spartan state, whose citizens were
trained in the discipline and honor of the warrior society. Subject to military drill ...
Mar 5, 2013 ... From fitness tests for infants to state-sponsored hazing, find out why these
ancient Greek warriors had a rough go of it.
Dec 8, 2015 ... Let us take a gander at ten facts that you may not have known about the Spartan
army, the 'rigorous' war machine of ancient Greece.
Mar 5, 2014 ... It will surprise precisely nobody that the 300 movies are not historically accurate
portrayals of the Spartans, but the movies do lean on an ...
Those that passed became members of the Spartan military, and lived in
barracks with the other soldiers. They were allowed to take a wife, but they weren'
May 10, 2011 ... It's then time to start imagining yourself as one of the mighty 300, a Spartan
soldier trying to fend off a overwhelming army in order to protect ...
May 17, 2013 ... Four of these made up a lochos (regiment) of 512 men. A Spartan army usually
consisted of five lochoi with separate units of non-citizen militia ...
Every Spartan youth had an adult guardian who was responsible for his conduct
and called as.
This is what Spartan life was all about. Children were children of the state more
than of their parents. They were raised to be soldiers, loyal to the state, strong ...
May 28, 2013 ... Sparta was one of the most important Greek city-states throughout the Archaic
and Classical periods and was famous for its military prowess.