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Greek Village Boasts True Descendants of Spartans

There is a Greek village in Mani, Peloponnese, called Neochori, where its residents boast they are true descendants of ancient Sparta.

Ancient Athens and Sparta: Two Different Societies Compared

Athens and Sparta in ancient times were two very different societies, yet the two legendary city-states hold priceless historic value for Greece and the World

How Ancient Spartans Raised Their Children

Spartans, a society in Ancient Greece, are known for the tough way they raised their children, training boys to fight from age seven

Elon Musk Prays for Peace by Sharing Lesson from Ancient Sparta

Elon Musk "prayed for peace" between Israel and Hamas on Wednesday by sharing on X an inspiring story from ancient Sparta. The business magnate highlighted the stance of Lycurgus, the revered founder of Sparta to point out that "revenge is...

Venezuela’s New Sparta, A Gem of the Caribbean

Located off the northeast Caribbean coast of Venezuela is a state with the surprising name of "Nueva Esparta," or "New Sparta."

Greek Runner Is the Modern Pheidippides Winning the Spartathlon

Greek runner Fotis Zisimopoulos won the 41st Spartathlon, the historic ultra-marathon race from Athens to Sparta, on Sunday. The Spartathlon revives the footsteps of Pheidippides, an ancient Athenian long-distance runner, who, in 490 BC before the battle of Marathon, was sent...

Spartathlon: Runners Trace Footsteps of Pheidippides from Athens to Sparta

Hundreds of ultra-marathon runners are taking part in the historic Spartathlon race from Athens to Sparta that started on Saturday. The Spartathlon is a historic ultra-distance foot race that takes place in September of every year in Greece. It is...

What Were the Ancient Spartans Like?

Spartan society was very different from the rest in Greece, an example was the absence of walls, the city was protected only by its soldiers.

The Greatest Motivational Speech Ever, by Leonidas, King of Sparta

King Leonidas of Sparta, left with only a few fighters from the original 300 at Thermopylae, gave a speech with great motivational power.

Aristodemus: The Only Survivor of Sparta’s 300 Died a Hero

The story of Aristodemus of Sparta, who was branded a traitor but eventually turned a hero, is one of the Battle of Thermopylae's sub-chapters. Nearly all historical events have both heroes as well as villains. In the Battle of Thermopylae...