Brill’s New Pauly

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(Σπάρτη/Spártē, Doric Σπάρτα/Spárta).

I. Political history

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A. Archaic period

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

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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, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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