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Death of a Spartan King and two other stories of the Ancient World (Inca Books, 1974). Lindsay, John (Jack). The article originally published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 18, (MUP), 2012. Illustrated by Noel Counihan. Jack Lindsay: Poet Of The Crisis Years. The Morning Star (London), 28 October 2014. Page saved by the Wayback Machine.
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Death of a Spartan King, and two other stories of the Ancient World (illustrated by Noel Counihan). The Fanfrolico Press: satyrs, fauns and fine books (2009) by John Arnold published by the Private Libraries Association. London: Inca Books, 1974. Paul Gillen, Lindsay, John (Jack) (1900-1990), Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, published in hardcopy 2012.
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Leonidas was the son of the Spartan king Anaxandrides (died c. 520 . Did you know? The Thermopylae pass was also the site of two other ancient battles. He became king when his older half-brother Cleomenes I (also a son of Anaxandrides) died under violent, and slightly mysterious, circumstances in 490 . without having produced a male heir. Gallic forces broke through Greek forces there by using the same alternate route that the Persians did in 480 . the Roman army defeated an invasion of Greece by the Syrian king Antiochus III at Thermopylae.
Get beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars . This is done for two reasons.
This is done for two reasons.
To all other Greeks the Spartan women held a reputation of being insane .
To all other Greeks the Spartan women held a reputation of being insane and controlling of their husbands. Compared to the Athenian women, Spartan women could inherit property and were better educated. Spartans trained in pankration, a famous martial art in Ancient Greece that consisted of boxing and grappling. Spartans were so adept in pankration that, when it was inducted in the Olympic Games, they were mostly forbidden to compete. When a messenger came from Crete bringing the news of the death of Acrotatus,10 she said, "When he had come to the enemy, was he not bound either to be slain by them or to slay them?
Two long lines of cows, a score or more on a side, faced eachother in. .The milkers had nearly finished theirs.
Two long lines of cows, a score or more on a side, faced eachother in double rows of stanchions. Their mere presence had filled theenclosure with a steaming warmth. He made it with his jack-knife, that time hewas laid up with the horse kickin' him in the knee. Seems's if I do," said another. He was always whittlin' out somethin'or other-a peach-stone basket, or an ox-gad, or somethin'. Two of the hired men were taking the cloth strainers off the tops ofall the cans but one, and fastening on the covers instead. He couldhear the bells on the harness of the horses outside, waiting with thebig sleigh to rush off to town with the milk.
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Short Stories & Anthologies
Publisher: Inca Books; Limited signed ed (175). edition (July 30, 1974)
Pages: 60 pages