1 thought on “Spartan Law”

  1. For a reasonably well-read non-professional historian, this is a surprisingly accessible outline of Spartan law. For the most part, the author avoids those long-winded sentences filled with obscure words which are so beloved of a large segment of the academic community. That is not to say that this is easy reading - it isn't - but Professor MacDowell does present the evidence with admirable clarity. Unfortunately, much of what was written in antiquity has been lost (or, in the case of Spartan la [...]

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