The Spartans: An Epic History [Audiobook] download free by Paul Cartledge

The Spartans: An Epic History Audiobook download free by Paul Cartledge
  • Listen audiobook: The Spartans: An Epic History
  • Author: Paul Cartledge
  • Release date: 2013/10/14
  • Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781447237204
  • Rating: 9.31 of 10
  • Votes: 230
  • Review by: Leland Heim
  • Review rating: 9.68 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/26
  • Duration: 3H40M9S in 256 kbps (57.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MP3, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, AU, MPEG4 (compression RAR, RPM, ZIP, AZW3, AZW)
  • Total pages original book: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M34S (6.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The Spartan legend has inspired and captivated subsequent generations with evidence of its legacy found in both the Roman and British Empires. The Spartans are our ancestors, every bit as much as the Athenians. But while Athens promoted democracy, individualism, culture and society, their great rivals Sparta embodied militarism, totalitarianism, segregation and brutal repression. As ruthless as they were self-sacrificing, their devastatingly successful war rituals made the Spartans the ultimate fighting force, epitomized by Thermopylae. While slave masters to the Helots for over three centuries, Spartan women, such as Helen of Troy, were free to indulge in education, dance and sport. Interspersed with the personal biographies of leading figures, and based on thirty years' research, Paul Cartledge's The Spartans tracks the people from 480 to 360 BC charting Sparta's progression from the Great Power of the Aegean Greek world to its ultimate demise.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Ancient History: To C 500 CE
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x197x19mm
  • Weight: 236g
  • Printed by: Pan Books
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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