Ten new essays from a distinguished international cast treat Sparta's most famous area of activity.
The results are challenging. Among the contributors, Thomas Figueira explores the paradox that Sparta's cavalry was an undistinguished institution. Jean Ducat conducts the most thorough study to date of Sparta's official cowards, the 'tremblers'.
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- The Shadow of Sparta.
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And Stephen Hodkinson argues that the image of Spartan society as militaristic may after all be a? This is the sixth volume from the International Sparta Seminar, founded by Powell and Hodkinson in The series has established itself as the main forum for the study of Spartan history.
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They also collaborated on Powell ed. Sparta: Techniques behind her success As interest has grown in the self-images projected by this most secretive of Greek cities, increasing attention has focused on how individual Greek writers from other states reacted to information, or disinformation about Sparta.
The studies in this volume provide new insights into the traditional historians' question, "What actually happened at Sparta? But the implications of the work go far beyond Laconia.
They concern preoccupations of some of the most studied of Greek writers, and help towards an understanding of how Athenians defined the achievment, or the failure, of their own city. Aristophanes and the Spartans.
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- Anton Powell & Stephen Hodkinson, The Shadow of Sparta - PhilPapers.
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The duplicitous Spartan. Xenophon Sparta and the Cyropaedia.