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The Spartans are immortalized in history as super soldiers bred for war. However most of what we think we know about them is a lie. Today we will unmask the truth behind the Spartan Myth.
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Research: Dr Roel Konijnendijk
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The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-heroes of Ancient Greece
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Cite This Work
Invicta, . (2017, November 22). Misunderstood Moments in History - The Spartan Myth. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/1348/
Invicta, . "Misunderstood Moments in History - The Spartan Myth." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 22, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/video/1348/.
Invicta, . "Misunderstood Moments in History - The Spartan Myth." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 22 Nov 2017. Web. 28 Oct 2020.