One of the ugliest aspects of ancient Sparta to capture the modern imagination is the idea of “unworthy” infants being tossed off a precipitous cliff to their death by cold-hearted elders. I recently stumbled across another blog where the outraged comments about this custom far outweighed all other comments about the “weird” Spartans.
|Taygetos -- the moutains behind Sparta|
The Sparta of my novels reflects the above reality rather than the artificial brutality of most modern writers. Read:
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