Monday, June 11, 2012

In reading Sparta at War: Strategy, Tactics and Campaigns 550-362 BC I came across this interesting passage: "and Spartans devotion to Laconic speech - their peculiar form of eloquence, substituting pithy responses to lengthy discussions - produced . . . "

So not only did they kick the living hell out of everyone they fought, but they were smart asses while doing it?


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