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Category: Sparta

Painting depicting Cao Cao before the battle

6 Ancient Naval Battles

Long before the invention of cannons and other modern weaponry, ancient navies often clashed in spectacular sea battles involving hundreds of vessels and thousands of sailors.

Spartans

8 Reasons It Wasn’t Easy Being Spartan

From fitness tests for infants to state-sponsored hazing, find out why these ancient Greek warriors had a rough go of it.