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18 June 2011

SPARTA

A History of Ancient Greece
Sparta

Published by Kenneth S. Doig

In ancient Greece, the great rival of Athens was Sparta. The city-state and its surrounding territory were located on the Peloponnesus, a peninsula southwest of Athens. Sparta (also called Lacedaemon) was the capital of the district of Laconia.
From the vigorous iron-hearted warriors of this city-state has come the adjective

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