Spartan women were totally badass! If you don't like vulgar language I wouldn't read the whole post :/

Spartan women were totally badass! If you don't like vulgar language I wouldn't read the whole post :/

Find your Spartan queen! #SpartanRace #WhyIRace For more motivation tune in: http://sprtn.im/SpartanUP-Podcast!

Find your Spartan queen! #SpartanRace #WhyIRace For more motivation tune in: http://sprtn.im/SpartanUP-Podcast!

My 3 Month Running Calendar for my upcoming Spartan Elite Sprint Race. Hoping to join the ranks of the amazing Elite Spartan Women!

My 3 Month Running Calendar for my upcoming Spartan Elite Sprint Race. Hoping to join the ranks of the amazing Elite Spartan Women!

Makes a mockery of the REAL reason Spartan women were valued (only Spartan mothers bear Spartan sons) but it's an interesting example of the fictional female armor being LESS revealing than the historical male version.

Makes a mockery of the REAL reason Spartan women were valued (only Spartan mothers bear Spartan sons) but it's an interesting example of the fictional female armor being LESS revealing than the historical male version.

“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.

“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.

With more races, more obstacles, and more TRIFECTA chances, this will be the best year in Spartan history. Now is the perfect time to sign up for a Spartan Race.  #challengeaccepted

With more races, more obstacles, and more TRIFECTA chances, this will be the best year in Spartan history. Now is the perfect time to sign up for a Spartan Race. #challengeaccepted

Except this statement is wrong. The veil that Middle Eastern wear, for example, is from Sumer. Blame the onset of Agriculture. Women had to stay home and care for children while Men could go out and do politics. Over time, a great divide occurs. There are some cultures that did not follow the patriarchal system as seen in Mongols or Vikings, and even Spartan women had many rights in comparison to Athens Women. -Moon Water-

Except this statement is wrong. The veil that Middle Eastern wear, for example, is from Sumer. Blame the onset of Agriculture. Women had to stay home and care for children while Men could go out and do politics. Over time, a great divide occurs. There are some cultures that did not follow the patriarchal system as seen in Mongols or Vikings, and even Spartan women had many rights in comparison to Athens Women. -Moon Water-

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