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Title: Spartans: A New History
Author: Kennell, Nigel M
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2009
Paperback; ISBN: 9781405130004
Volumes: 1; Pages: 232
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Spartans: A New History chronicles the complete history of ancient Sparta from its origins to the end of antiquity.*Helps bridge the gap between the common conceptions of Sparta and what specialists believe and dispute about Spartan history*Applies new techniques, perspectives, and archaeological evidence to the question of what it was to be a Spartan*Takes into account new specialist scholarship and research published in Greek, which is not readily available elsewhere*Places Spartan society into its wider Greek contextContentsIntroduction.Chapter 1: The Name, the Land, and the Sources.Chapter 2: Sons of Heracles.Chapter 3: Conquest, Crisis and Consolidation.Chapter 4: From Cleomenes to Pausanias.Chapter 5: Helots and Perioeci.Chapter 6: Governing Sparta.Chapter 7: Leotychidas to Lysander.Chapter 8: Agesilaus and the Army.Chapter 9: From Archidamus III to Nabis.Chapter 10: From the Achaean League to the Roman Empire.Bibliography.