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Sparta was a Greek city-state known for their great warriors.
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Discover the beauty of Greek architecture across Europe from temples to amphitheatres.
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They were fierce warriors who prized military strength, but they were also the world's first democracy.
Deconstructing History: Spartans
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Ten-thousand strong, the Spartan army was highly skilled and technologically advanced for its time.
The Peloponnesian War
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Athens' military campaign against the Peloponnesian League that eventually ended the Greek Golden Age, as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.
Spartans: Implements of Death
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Find out how the Persians initially had almost no affect against the 300 Spartan soldiers at the Battle of Thermopylae.
Spartan Boot Camp: Killing Machines
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In this incredible tale of grit and death, find out what young boys had to go through in order to become Spartan soldiers.
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