Penguin Classics: Plutarch on Sparta by Plutarch
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Authors
Plutarch
ISBN
9780140444636
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
206
Dimensions
126 x 195mm
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'Plutarch on Sparta' Translated with an introduction and notes by Richard J.A. Talbert.

The Spartan's proverbial beliefs - in discipline, in subjugating serfs by terror and violence, in devotion to the creation of an invincible warrior class - are nowhere more fully and vividly portrayed. From Plutarch we learn that Sparta's women were steeled to subordinate themselves totally to the interests of the state; that homosexual love was institutionalized; that from the age of seven boys were made to sleep on thistledown beds in boarding schools; that unhealthy babies were thrown into a deep chasm. Included are collection of Spartan sayings and the biographies of three Spartans from Plutarch's famous 'Lives".
ISBN:
9780140444636
Publication Date:
01 / 11 / 1988
Pages:
206
Dimensions:
126 x 195mm

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