Paul A. Rahe’s The Spartan Regime [Amazon link] is a slim volume on Sparta is absolutely packed with details. Rahe blends history, paleolinguistics, archeology, and even ancient DNA into his argument for why Sparta ended up with one of the most astonishing social and legal structures of the classical
Via Jimmy Akin It's 346 B.C. and King Philip II of Macedon (father of Alexander the Great) has just subjugated a bunch of Greek city-states. He then approaches Sparta and sends them a message: "You are advised to submit without further delay, for if I bring my army into
Before the WOD we did max height box jumps, mine was 41 inches. Spartan, but not chipper * 75 lunge steps, double count * 75 KTE * 75 pushups * 75 downunders Not for time
Spartan * 100 Lunges with a 45# plate [double count] * 100 Knees to elbows [rings] * 100 pushups No time, just finish.