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The Spartans

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The Spartans by Paul Cartledge
Paperback $16.95
Aug 10, 2004 | ISBN 9781400078851

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“Cartledge displays a marvelous ability to make the readers care about the Laconic warriors . . . and the society that shaped them.” —USA Today

“Cartledge brings [the Spartans] to life again with verve [and] style.” —Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

“The history and atmosphere of Sparta are well conveyed by Cartledge.” —The New York Review of Books

“A fine overview of the rise and fall of a singular culture, spiced with anecdotes, quotations, brisk summary, and real insight.” —Seattle Times

“The Spartans presented in this book could change the popular image of ancient history, making it more compelling and accessible.” —The Times Literary Supplement

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