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Who was “a man of distinction among the Spartans” (Herodotus)
Lycurgus
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What the Great Rhetra?
a Rhetra is a pronouncement reflecting the oral traditions of the Spartans and their laws, often based on oracles, it is similar to an oral contract.
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Which Ancient Historian is thought to have first written about the Great Rhetra
Aristotle
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Tyrtaeus, the 7th Century Spartan poet mention Sparta had how many kings? a
Two
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The Great Rhetra is significant because
it was the foundation document of the Spartan constitution.
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