By Timothy B. Shutt, Recorded Books
A born instructor and lecturer, Professor Timothy B. Shutt examines the historical past and tradition of historic Sparta, a society well known for army excellence and adherence to the values of braveness, self-discipline, responsibility, and the overcoming of worry. enormously outnumbered on the conflict of Thermopylae, the Spartan "300" held off an overpowering Persian strength ahead of ultimately succumbing - yet now not with no causing immense casualties and encouraging the remainder of the Greeks with the proposal that they can persevere.
In this enlightening sequence of lectures, Professor Shutt delves into Spartan tradition, studying its origins, executive, faith, and the most important occasions that outlined its history.
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