Sparta was a dominant ancient Greek city with military power and owed this military efficiency to its social structure in the region.
Sparta History and Life:
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The Spartan City State (Sparta) produced what is probably the most iconic military in ancient history. The ancient Spartan warriors are known for their bravery, professionalism and skill, a reputation well deserved. At their zenith they proved themselves to be the best of the Greek hoplite warriors, the premier fighting force of their time.
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Spartan battle of Thermopylae explained:
The Spartan political system was unusual in that it had two hereditary kings from two separate families.