The Peloponnesian Wars fought between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies came in two stages, the first from...
A map indicating the alliances and major battles of the Peloponnesian War in the Hellenic world (431-404 BCE).
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)
Spartans: Elite Warriors of Ancient Greece
In the century following the Persian Wars, Sparta would find herself enmeshed in a long fratricidal struggle against...