10 Disturbing Things Which Were Considered Normal in Ancient Sparta

Dunking Infants in Wine? The Horrifying Ways of the Ancient Spartans.

courage des femmes de sparte by Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier via Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

The iconic movie 300 popularised the Ancient Spartan Empire as vicious and cruel. It was a society where great men exhibited extraordinary strength, coupled with exceptional cruelty. Liberal and humanitarian philosophies indeed emerged…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Sal

Sal

10M+ Views | A Passionate Historian & Storyteller | Support My Writing: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/salwrites