Spartan ARCHEOLOGICAL Evidence

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'Leonidas'
Statue of a Spartan found in Archeological dig. Muscular torso, no moustache: Agoge + physical training; military ideals.
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Serpentine Column
Commemorate victory at Plataea. Herodotus: Set up in Delphi. Moved to Constantinople.
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Bronze Statues
Spartan in the Mess / on watch, women dancing. Made by Perioikoi? Corroborate roles and ideals.
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Shield in Athens
Taken from Spartans at Pylos, 424 BC. Brasidas'? "With it or on it"- presumed strong defense.
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Spartan drinking cups / Pottery
Recognised / praised by Plutarch.
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Shrine of Artemis Orthia
Temple, masks- worn during ritual? Plutarch: cheese ceremony. A Roman copy?
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Cynisca's Inscription
Horses in Olympics. A Spartan woman achieved more than any other woman in the whole of Greece. Xenophon: sister of Agesilaus.
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Commemorate victory at Plataea. Herodotus: Set up in Delphi. Moved to Constantinople.

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Serpentine Column

Card 3

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Spartan in the Mess / on watch, women dancing. Made by Perioikoi? Corroborate roles and ideals.

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Card 4

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Taken from Spartans at Pylos, 424 BC. Brasidas'? "With it or on it"- presumed strong defense.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Recognised / praised by Plutarch.

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