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Spartan War Shield

Spartan War Shield World History Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Geography History Social Studies

This drawing depicts the type of shield which Spartans would use in battle.  It bears the Greek letter lambda—Λ—to signify it was used by Lacedaemonians (Spartans).

The type of Spartan fighter, we see in this image, was known as a Hoplite.


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Image online via Wikimedia Commons.

 

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