Sparta and the Persian Wars

By |2018-04-20T08:25:01-07:00July 7th, 2017|Government, Greeks, History|

A Spartan war helmet Even after Spartans grew up and got married, Spartan men ate all their meals with the other soldiers, instead of with their families. Meanwhile, Messenian (helot) families did stay together, but they all had to work very hard on the farms, and were treated badly by their Spartan masters. [...]