“Because We are Also the Only Ones Who Give Birth to Men.”  Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, explaining why Spartan women were allowed to rule men.  Queen Gorgo was the wife of Leonidas. At the time she spoke it, women were second-class citizens just about everywhere, except in Sparta. In contrast to the other women of Greece, Spartan women were treated reasonably well, and enjoyed a much greater level of freedom than their peers could ever expect.

Top 10 Witty (and Badass) Quotes from Ancient Sparta

“Because We are Also the Only Ones Who Give Birth to Men.” Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, explaining why Spartan women were allowed to rule men. Queen Gorgo was the wife of Leonidas. At the time she spoke it, women were second-class citizens just about everywhere, except in Sparta. In contrast to the other women of Greece, Spartan women were treated reasonably well, and enjoyed a much greater level of freedom than their peers could ever expect.

Philip of Macedonia vs. Sparta: | The 25 Smartest Comebacks Of All Time

Philip of Macedonia vs. Sparta:

Philip of Macedonia vs. Sparta: | The 25 Smartest Comebacks Of All Time

Butt-Kicking Princesses in History: Arachidamia of Sparta | Kelly Barnhill

Butt-Kicking Princesses in History: Arachidamia of Sparta

Butt-Kicking Princesses in History: Arachidamia of Sparta | Kelly Barnhill

Ancient Sparta is well known for its powerful military, and for a period of time was dominant in Greece, among the other city-states. They were for a time, enemies with Athens, during the Peloponnesian league.

Ancient Sparta is well known for its powerful military, and for a period of time was dominant in Greece, among the other city-states. They were for a time, enemies with Athens, during the Peloponnesian league.

Helen of Troy., José Daniel Cabrera Peña & Rocío Espín Piñar

Helen of Troy., José Daniel Cabrera Peña & Rocío Espín Piñar

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Minion | connotation of signifier unions: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/368943394456151895/ | syntagmatic analysis - follow it: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/368943394456160991/ | computer science (syntax logic) - randomized algorithms: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/368943394455515821/ | blog: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/368943394455805597/ | remarks: link applied art are mess John re such M. | line sq. #2 re No. of segments: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/368943394456168708/ ;

Ephesus (via Ancient Greece, Sparta, Troy). The streets where Perseus tells the world he has killed the one and only Medusa

Ephesus (via Ancient Greece, Sparta, Troy). The streets where Perseus tells the world he has killed the one and only Medusa

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