Spartan UP! 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar: 365 Tips, Recipes, and Workouts for Living Spartan

Spartan UP! 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar: 365 Tips, Recipes, and Workouts for Living Spartan

Language: English

Pages: 365

ISBN: 0789331403

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Shape UP! the Spartan way. Inspired by the worldwide phenomenon, Spartan UP! 2017 Day-to-Day Calendar is perfect for anyone wishing to win both on and off the obstacle course.

Voted "Best Obstacle Race" by Outside magazine, the Spartan Race consists of challenges at all levels of difficulty so that anyone can join and access their inner warrior. This Day-to-Day Calendar contains the best WOD (Workouts of the Day) and training tips to make a body strong; features the best recipes from the Spartan diet for optimizing health and performance, and includes motivational quotes from the founder and best-selling author Joe DeSena.












to both Herodotus and Xenophon. One line of approach has already been demonstrated in Parker’s contribution on religion (Chapter 8 above) where he questions the modern tendency to sceptical interpretations of the succession of religious reasons adduced by Sparta for not becoming involved in specific foreign ventures:3 these should not be seen as excuses to conceal a structural reluctance. Another approach is foreshadowed in an important article by Paul Cartledge on Sparta’s long-standing

18  For instance in Book 8, Thucydides describes seven persons new to the History as Spartiate, in addition to the four he names as nauarchs; then four are described as ‘Lacedaemonian’, one as ‘Lacon’; ten lack any designation. Four Spartans receive patronymics, nineteen none. On two occasions he names two Spartans, one with patronymic, one without. 19  cf. Wade-Gery, art. cit. 76. 20  See the table in W. K. Pritchett, Ancient Greek Military Practices 1 (Berkeley, 1971; republished as The Greek

Landownership and Inheritance Stephen Hodkinson 5   Dining Groups, Marriage, Homosexuality Anton Powell 6   Social Order and the Conflict of Values in Classical Sparta Stephen Hodkinson 7   Spartan Wives: Liberation or Licence? Paul Cartledge 8   Religion in Public Life Robert Parker PART IV PERIOECI AND HELOTS Introduction 9   Perioecic Society Graham Shipley 10   The Helot Threat G. E. M. de Ste Croix 11   The Obligations of Helots Jean Ducat, trans. Sam Coombes PART V SPARTA

citizens of Sparta decided to call themselves the ‘Equals’ [Homoioi], and to do what they could to obliterate the overt signs of social and economic inequality, that decision had a political as well as a social side; and the political aspect of it is the Great Rhetra, which under certain safeguards assigned final decision to the demos. The mere size of the Spartan aristocracy was a major factor in determining the result. They were of course a small minority in comparison with the subject

f., with refs. 7  For ancient testimony to the term, Busolt-Swoboda 659 n. 4. 8  On differences in wealth and growing inequalities, cf. the evidence collected by De Ste Croix 137 f. [= Chapter 3 above, pp. 76–7] and Appendix XVI. The wealthiest men were the kings (Ps.–Plato, Alk. I 122C–123A; cf. Xen., Lak. Pol. 15, 3). 9  Leaving aside the numerous guest friendships of Spartan kings or regents, note Thucydides’ reference to the friends of the Boiotians and Corinthians (5, 37, 1. 3–4. 38, 3).

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