Spartan UP! 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar: 365 Tips, Recipes, and Workouts for Living Spartan
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constitution and administer legal justice as they wished (Ste. Croix 1972, 98–9). In practice, however, the Spartans were careful to ensure that as a matter of convenience as well as ideology the allied states generally continued to be governed more or less as they were when first received into alliance, by well-disposed oligarchies (Thuc. 1.19, 144.2 are clear statements of this Spartan principle; cf. 5.31.6). This well illustrates a general rule of Greek interstate relations and vocabulary,
prosopography of Poralla, op. cit. (n. 9), which provides exhaustive references to the ancient sources. 65 Several other instances could be sited from different periods. For example, Perikleidas (P 608), the envoy to Athens in 464, was the father of Athenaios (P 32), who had an important role in the armistice of 423. Kleandridas (P 420), the adviser to the young King Pleistoanax in 446, was the father of Gylippos (P 196), who was sent to Syracuse in winter 415/4 and was later an officer under
Spartan men were ruled by their women. Aristotle takes this state of affairs to be typical of all military and warlike peoples, with the exception of the Celts and a few others who openly place a high value on male homosexual intercourse. Then, after some further general remarks, Aristotle comments vaguely that at the time of Sparta’s domination – that is, before 370 BC and perhaps specifically from 404 to 371 – many things were managed by the women.24 Another consequence of the women’s
solution for one of the most vexed Spartan questions, that of property ownership.57 Spartan history has for long been regarded as a contentious field,58 and the consequence of modern studies has undoubtedly been to increase the complexity of the arguments on individual issues. A danger is that the wood is being lost for the trees, and it is worth reminding oneself of the lucidity of the last general history of Sparta in English, George Forrest’s A History of Sparta, 950–192 BC: though short, a
Theophrastus ap. [Porphyry, On Abstinence] 2.7. p.138.10–139.19 Nauck with Plut. De Superst. 164e–65c) signalled a real alteration in religious values needs to be clarified. It had always been possible in other ways to criticise supposedly religious behaviour as misguided (see e.g. Horn. Od. 2.178–86, Thuc. 7.50.4, Hippoc. de Morbo Sacro p.144.16–20 Jones, 28 Grensemann). 51 Revised edition, London, 1973. But the supposed distinction between ‘restricted’ and ‘elaborated’ codes, derived from