Spartan Education- APOTHETAE

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Who wrote about it...?
Plutarch, Lycurgus 16
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What happened...?
Newborns examined. If "puny and deformed" left at the 'place of rejection' to die.
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Where were they examined...?
A spot termed a 'Lesche' at Mount Taygetus.
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Why...?
"Better for both" matter of national security. Sparta is built on warfare.
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If well built...?
Given one of 9,000 lots of land (Kleros).
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(Apparently) Women would...?
"Test their babies' constitutions by washing them in wine."
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