Sparta
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(Σπάρτη/Spártē, Doric Σπάρτα/Spárta).

I. Political history

[German version]

A. Archaic period

City in Laconica on the middle reaches of the Eurotas; originally four villages (Cynosura [3], Limnae, Pitana/Pita…

Cite this page
Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and Förtsch, Reinhard (Cologne), “Sparta”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 30 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1118530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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