Bronze age Mycenaean acropolis of Tiryns, reconstruction.
Artists rendering of the Athenian Acropolis c 480 BCE
can you imagine if we put this much love into everything.
You thought they would be number one didn’t you? The Spartan culture was all about war and training men for war their entire lives. They had a saying: “come back with the shield or on top of it” which means don’t come back unless you are victorious. They were some of the toughest soldiers the world had ever seen and have become infamous for their last stand at the battle of Thermopylae. They were masters of the shield and spear combination that was later copied by many other armies.
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