Spartans: A New History
September 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Spartans: A New History chronicles the complete history of ancient Sparta from its origins to the end of antiquity.
Helps bridge the gap between the common conceptions of Sparta and what specialists believe and dispute about Spartan history
Applies new techniques, perspectives, and archaeological evidence to the question of what it was to be a Spartan
Takes into account new specialist scholarship and research published in Greek, which is not readily available elsewhere
Places Spartan society into its wider Greek context