5 Myths About the Spartans You Need To Stop Believing

Myth #1: Spartans were almost invincible and never surrendered.

Spartan Warrior. Image by Dejan Krivokapic from Pixabay

TThe film 300 sparked public interest in Spartans and spawned a worldwide fan base. It portrayed Spartans as badass warriors of the ancient world who never surrendered, fought in bare skin, and were noble souls who stood up to a despotic enemy. While historians…

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

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Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com