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Sparta, which existed from 800 B.C. until A.D. 200, was renowned in the ancient world as a stoic and martial city-state, and most of what we know about Sparta concerns its military history and male-dominated social structure. Yet Spartan women were in many ways among the most liberated of the ancient world, receiving formal instruction in poetry, music, dance, and physical education. And the most famous of mythic Greek women, Helen of Troy, was originally a Spartan. Written by one of the leading authorities on women in ...

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    • Title: Spartan Women by Sarah B. Pomeroy
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic US
    • Print ISBN: 9780195130676, 0195130677
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    • Edition: 2002
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