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FREE DOWNLOAD: Part 1 of Our 3-Part Series on Sparta

Sparta - Legend and Legacy

Sparta – Legend and Legacy

 

As a way to say thank you to our fans, Barry and I wanted to offer one of our shows as a free download.

We thought this first in a three-part series on Sparta would be a great one.

If you like this, then check out the other two:

In this show, military historian and Spartan expert Barry Jacobsen discusses the origins of Sparta’s warrior culture, including the influence of geography and other ancient Greek city states. (Co-host, Leslie Eastman).

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Show #002c: The Rise and Fall of Sparta (Part 3 of 3)

Show #002c:  The Rise and Fall of Sparta

Show #002c: The Rise and Fall of Sparta

Military historian and Spartan expert Barry Jacobsen reviews the rise and Fall of the Spartan empire, including a detailed look at the Peloponnesian war War.  Co-host Leslie Eastman, biochemist with a geology background, takes a look at the role of earthquakes and the Plague of Athens in the events.

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Show #002b: The Spartans at Thermopylae (2 of 3)

The Spartans at Thermopylae

The Spartans at Thermopylae

Military historian and Spartan expert Barry Jacobsen reviews the legendary Battle of Thermopylae, including the tactics, weapons, and personalities. (Co-host, Leslie Eastman)

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