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Lacedaemon - Name for Ancient Sparta

Lacedaemon - Name for Ancient Sparta Geography Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Film History Social Studies World History

Sparta, a leading city-state in ancient Greece, was also known as Lacdaemon (as shown in this map). Its men were warriors and, generally speaking, its citizens were known for their harsh lifestyle and laconic (short, to-the-point) speech.

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Map online, courtesy Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin.

 

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