Spartan Army Quotes- TYRTAEUS

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Beautiful Death
'For it is fine to die in the front line, A brave man fighting for his fatherland.' 'His own dear life he loses, in the front line felled... But he has brought glory upon his father, army, town.' 'Be not in love with life.'
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Reasons to Fight
'So let us fight with spirit for our land.' 'He defends his soil and children and heroic stand.'
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Cowards
'He'll not be welcomed anywhere he goes.' 'His line is disgraced.' 'Shameful flight.'
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Best way to Fight
'Keep together, hold the line.' 'Fear not the throng of men, turn not to flight.'
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Role of younger men
'Do not desert your elders... It is disgraceful when an older man falls in the front line while the young hold back.'
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Card 2

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'So let us fight with spirit for our land.' 'He defends his soil and children and heroic stand.'

Back

Reasons to Fight

Card 3

Front

'He'll not be welcomed anywhere he goes.' 'His line is disgraced.' 'Shameful flight.'

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

'Keep together, hold the line.' 'Fear not the throng of men, turn not to flight.'

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

'Do not desert your elders... It is disgraceful when an older man falls in the front line while the young hold back.'

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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