Having raised up a Spartan fleet to destroy Athens, they then opened their coffers to Athens and helped it rebuild.
Bullough was a third-team all-American and a cornerstone of the Spartan defense.
There are sad, Spartan stores, endless rundown espresso cafes, and just a handful of attractive restaurants.
Mattis greeted the two Green Berets at the heavy wood door that led into his Spartan concrete-floored office.
This prison is strict and Spartan, as prisons generally should be, but not oppressive, dangerous, or even uninteresting.
Otherwise, the Spartan wife became subject to the common Hellenic custom.
But when they reached Rhegium, the wary Spartan was already beyond their reach.
That was not the Spartan way, O'Grady; but the advice, if taken, would doubtless have the same effect.
He was long described by his Spartan mother, who thought him a dunce, as only ‘food for powder.’
A Spartan couple of great wealth and influence, had a daughter born to them who was a cripple from birth.
early 15c., "of or pertaining to the ancient Greek city of Sparta," from Sparta capital of Laconia, famed for severity of its social order, the frugality of its people, the valor of its army, and the brevity of its speech. Meaning "characterized by frugality or courage" is from 1640s.