The Battle of Thermopylae and the fight of 300 Spartans against 10,000 elite Persian soldiers is a magnificent moment in Greece's history.
An iconic Spartan warrior helmet that had been stolen on Tuesday night from a monument in the historic city was recovered and reinstalled on Wednesday. The imposing helmet, symbolizing Sparta’s glorious past, had adorned the city until Tuesday when it disappeared. The...
Athenaeus of Naucratis in his famous work "Deipnosophists", stated sarcastically that the fault of the decline of Sparta lay with its cooks, who because of the influence of the Roman Empire, lost the ability to prepare the traditional recipes...
Life in ancient Athens and Sparta, although both in Greece, was so different that the city-states seem completely foreign to each other.
Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds -- those of children -- recently found themselves answering a question posted by a young reader who wanted an expert to answer his question: “Who...
The long and (mostly) illustrious history of the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta defines the word "legendary."
The battle of Thermopylae and the valiant fight of 300 intrepid Spartans under the guidance of warrior King Leonidas against 10,000 Persian elite soldiers is one of the greatest moments of Ancient Greece's history and provided great tales of...
Police in Beijing, China, detained two foreigners dressed as Spartan warriors who were roaming the city streets as part of a publicity campaign for a salad company. Beijing Youth Daily published a photograph showing police officers restraining the two men in...
Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton wrote a song in which they glorify the "OXI" of Greeks to the Italian army and the bravery of Greeks through the ages, from Spartan Leonidas to the warriors of the Pindos mountains. The band,...
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