A Quiz About Sparta

Can you guess these facts about Ancient Greek city of Sparta?
We give you the first letter of some of the answers
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: March 23, 2021
First submittedMarch 22, 2021
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Sparta fought a 27 year long war with this city
Athens
Name of the war they fought
Peloponnesian War
300 Spartans died in this battle while fighting the Persians
Battle of Thermopylae
Spartan king who led those 300 soldiers
Leonidas
The Spartans claimed to be the descendants of this divine hero in Greek mythology
Heracles
Type of rectangular battle formation that made their army so successful
Phalanx
This group had relatively higher freedom than other Greek city-states
Women
Term for the non-citizens of Sparta who worked as craftsmen and traders,
and built weapons for the Spartans
P
Perioeci
Sparta was also known by this name
L
Lacedaemon
Term for the state-owned enslaved non-Spartan locals
H
Helots
This ruler never tried to conquer Sparta, although he even conquered Persia
Alexander the Great
Greek letter which was used by the Spartan army
Lambda
This Italian city was founded by Sparta in the 8th century BC
(sounds like a Canadian city)
Taranto
This city-state defeated Sparta at the Battle of Leuctra, the start of Sparta's decline
T
Thebes
Fictional Spartan portrayed in "God of War" video game, nicknamed "Ghost of Sparta"
K
Kratos
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Mar 22, 2021
Good quiz - really tricky; Learned a lot. Lambda missing the d.