Spartans by Nigel M. Kennell
A New History (Ancient Cultures)

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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 historyApplies new techniques, perspectives, and archaeological evidence to the question of what it was to be a SpartanTakes into account new specialist scholarship and research published in Greek, which is not readily available elsewherePlaces Spartan society into its wider Greek context
 

About Nigel M. Kennell

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Nigel M. Kennell is an Instructor at the International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies in Athens, Greece. He has published numerous articles on Spartan history and Greek civic institutions – especially the gymnasium – in the Hellenistic and Roman periods.
 
Published September 19, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 233 pages
Genres: History, Biographies & Memoirs, Travel.

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