Thursday, February 02, 2006

Blog Number 143 - Lycurgus, father of Sparta

The laws that were followed by the citizens of Sparta were said to be written by Lycurgus, the legendary lawgiver, however, it is not known whether he really existed.

What is known is that Lycurgus or a composite lawgiver is responsible for the iron code of rules by which King Leonidas and the 300 Spartans trained to perfection.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

wow. im doind a report and that had virtually nothing in it.