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The Spartans


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Paul Cartledge, professor of Greek history at the University of Cambridge, is the author of Alexander the Great, The Spartans, and The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization.


"Cartledge displays a marvelous ability to make the readers care about the Laconic warriors . . . and the society that shaped them." -USA Today

"Cartledge brings [the Spartans] to life again with verve [and] style." -Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

"The history and atmosphere of Sparta are well conveyed by Cartledge." -The New York Review of Books

"A fine overview of the rise and fall of a singular culture, spiced with anecdotes, quotations, brisk summary, and real insight." -Seattle Times

"The Spartans presented in this book could change the popular image of ancient history, making it more compelling and accessible." -The Times Literary Supplement

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