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an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess

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Therefore it was great advantage, in the ancient states of Sparta, Athens, Rome, and others, that they had the use of slaves, which commonly did rid those manufactures.
The fabric of the state of Sparta was wholly (though not wisely) framed and composed, to that scope and end.
117: For it is said in the "Cypria" that Alexandrus came with Helen to Ilium from Sparta in three days, enjoying a favourable wind and calm sea.
Were the experiment to be seriously made, though it required some effort to view it seriously even in fiction, I leave it to be decided by the sample of opinions just exhibited, whether, with all their enmity to their predecessors, they would, in any one point, depart so widely from their example, as in the discord and ferment that would mark their own deliberations; and whether the Constitution, now before the public, would not stand as fair a chance for immortality, as Lycurgus gave to that of Sparta, by making its change to depend on his own return from exile and death, if it were to be immediately adopted, and were to continue in force, not until a BETTER, but until ANOTHER should be agreed upon by this new assembly of lawgivers.
First go to Pylos and ask Nestor; thence go on to Sparta and visit Menelaus, for he got home last of all the Achaeans; if you hear that your father is alive and on his way home, you can put up with the waste these suitors will make for yet another twelve months.
"My own three favourite cities," answered Juno, "are Argos, Sparta, and Mycenae.
Oscar scored just seconds after coming off the bench to give Chelsea a potentially vital away goal and a 1-0 lead over Sparta Prague to take back to Stamford Bridge in their Europa League last-32 tie.
Club members donated non-perishable food items to Sparta United Methodist Church at their annual holiday party complete with refreshments, Secret Santa gifts, karaoke and dancing.
And more activities for both children and adults will be added to the Sparta initiative with an open day to unveil the plans staged on January 12.
* Andrew Lawrence Hargis and Allison Paige Hanna, both of Sparta; license applied for on Aug.
LONDON: Sparta Global, a leading provider of technology and business consulting services, has signed the Ministry of Defence's Armed Forces Corporate Covenant to introduce digital skills training to the ex-Armed Forces community.
Little Sparta is the life's work of Ian Hamilton Finlay, (1925-2006) an experimental poet who lived and worked in Scotland for the best part of his life.
And this is why Adidas Philippines chose Sparta as the venue to unleash its new Adidas "Exhibit Pack" of football cleats to the media to add a splash of color and creativity for the competitive athlete.
Sparta will continue in his current role as the executive vice president of population health for Hackensack Meridian Health network.