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Queen Gorgo for International Women's Day

In contrast to the other women of Greece, Spartan women were treated reasonably well, and enjoyed a much greater level of freedom than their peers could ever expect.

“Because We are Also the Only Ones Who Give Birth to Men.”  Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, explaining why Spartan women were allowed to rule men.  Queen Gorgo was the wife of Leonidas. At the time she spoke it, women were second-class citizens just about everywhere, except in Sparta. In contrast to the other women of Greece, Spartan women were treated reasonably well, and enjoyed a much greater level of freedom than their peers could ever expect.

Top 10 Witty (and Badass) Quotes from Ancient Sparta

As Spartan women bade farewell to their male loved ones going off to battle, they would say "return with your shield, or on it."

Bridal Dresses UK: Sexy Wedding Dresses By Amanda Wakeley. With her Grecian gown and the metallic bracelets, Wonder Woman at a wedding, I LOVE it!

The Spartans are some of the most well-known of the ancient Greeks. The Spartan helmet epresents protection.  The Spartan's helmet was not only for protection but also a tool to intimidate enemies by making them larger and frighteningly imposing.  The iconic helmet symbolizes discipline, strength, vigor, valor, simplicity, frugality, brevity, courageousness, and prowess.  WARRIOR: Lava Stone + Spartan Helmet Yoga Mala Bead Bracelet

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Most Spartan women eschewed jewellery, except for princesses from the two Royal houses (Sparta had two kings). This one is a princess from the Eurypontid House.

Funky Goddess Photography

mod-e-boteh: “ Greece Fashion Week: Some photos from the ‘Olympia’ photo series which was inspired by goddesses in Ancient Greek mythology. Photographer - Paco Peregrin Source: (X) ”

Join the Spartan Trifecta Tribe

Main set: 4 rounds 10 burpees w/ lateral jump 20 mountain climbers 10 burpees 20 jumping lunges 10 elevated push-ups laying leg raise bicycles

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Pull ups help you to build strength in your upper body. This 31 day program includes also a mix of body weight exercises. Take the 31 Day Pull Up Challenge!

spartan woman. Legend has it that, when asked by an Athenian woman why Spartan women talk equally with their men, the Spartan woman replied, "Because we are the only ones who give birth to men." Love them.

Women in ancient Sparta were famous for their independence relative to that of other Greek women. In contrast to Athens, in Spartan society girls were reared much like boys, including physical fitness training

The Ultimate Spartan Workout For Women

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NCAA Michigan State Spartans Women's Yoga Capri Leggings - XL, Multicolored

NCAA Michigan State Spartans Women's Yoga Capri Leggings - XL, Multicolored

J. America NCAA® Michigan State Spartans Women's Stadium Tee

J. America NCAA® Michigan State Spartans Women's Stadium Tee

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