The Peloponnesian Wars fought between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies came in two stages, the first from...
A peltast was a type of Greek infantryman who was usually armed with a javelin and who carried a light shield. Originating...
The Persian Wars refers to the conflict between Greece and Persia in the 5th century BCE which involved two invasions...
Following the crucial Greek victory at the naval Battle of Salamis in September 480 BCE, Xerxes’ planned invasion...
Name: Sparta Continent: EUROPE Alt Name: Sparti Country: Greece Period: Ancient Greece Sub-Region: - Date: 500BC - 401BC City/Town...
Sparta : Journal of Ancient Spartan and Greek History
ΣPARTA (ISSN 1751-0007) Volume 9 no. 2 (2013) is published. For the articles’ abstracts of the current issue...
Spartan Silver Tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm from Sparta (Lacadaemon), reign of Cleomenes III, 227-222 BCE. O: Head of Cleomenes III. (R: Artemis...
A map indicating the location of Sparta and her territory in the Peloponnese.
This is a 3d representation of how Spartan warriors in action might have looked. Armoured warriors equipped with shield...
Spartan Woman Bronze Statue
A bronze statue, likely of a Spartan woman. c. 500 BCE. (British Museum, London)