Leonidas and the Kings of Sparta

Book Details

Author  Alfred S. Bradford
Publisher  Praeger
Publication Date   October 17, 2011
ISBN  031338598X
Pages  251

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This pivotal history of the kings of Sparta not only describes their critical leadership in war, but also documents the waxing and waning of their social, political, and religious powers in the Spartan state.


• Numerous translations by the author of original sources

• Chronology history from the Dorian Invasion (ca. 1000 BC) to the last king of Sparta (mid-2nd century BC)

• Illustrations of the kings of Sparta, gods, and heroes, as well as diagrams of battles and family trees

• Maps of Laconia, the Peloponnesus, and Greece

• A bibliography containing ancient and modern sources for Sparta

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