Book Details

Author  Nigel M. Kennell
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   September 8, 2009
ISBN  1405130008
Pages  226

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Spartans: A New History chronicles the complete history of ancient Sparta from its origins to the end of antiquity.

  • Helps bridge the gap between the common conceptions of Sparta and what specialists believe and dispute about Spartan history
  • Applies new techniques, perspectives, and archaeological evidence to the question of what it was to be a Spartan
  • Takes into account new specialist scholarship and research published in Greek, which is not readily available elsewhere
  • Places Spartan society into its wider Greek context

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