New York: Routlege, 2002. Hardcover. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in black binding without dust jacket. Some light wear to edges of the boards with light bumping to the heel of the spine. A bit of scuffing to the covers also. 275 pages with footnotes, maps, glossary, chronology, guide to further reading, bibliography, and index. A collection of 14 essays on ancient Spartan history, culture, and society. The essays are: 1. The Credibility of Early Spartan History, 2. The Government of Classical Sparta, 3. Trials at Sparta, 4. Spartiate Landownership and Inheritance, 5. Dining Groups, Marriage, Homosexuality, 6. Social Order and the Conflict of Values in Classical Sparta, 7. Spartan Wives: Liberation or Licence?, 8. Religion in Public Life, 8. Religion in Public Life, 9. Perioecic Society, 10. The Helot Threat, 11. The Obligations of Helots, 12. Sparta's 'Foreign Policy,' 13. The Origins and Organization of the Peloponnesian League, 14. The Decline of Sparta. Very Good. Item #9093

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