Our Little Spartan Cousin of Long Ago

Our Little Spartan Cousin of Long Ago : Being the Story of Chartas, a Boy of Sparta (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Our Little Spartan Cousin of Long Ago: Being the Story of Chartas, a Boy of Sparta IT has not been the intention of the author to confine the scenes of this story to a given date, but rather to select events which are typical of the Spartan life and character, and so to present a composite picture which is truly representative of a people unique in the history of mankind. The story closes during the stirring times of the Persian invasion, but even here the author claims some of the license of the story-teller, though with no contradiction of fact, nor use of the imagination not fully warranted by Spar tan history. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 245g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243254679
  • 9780243254675

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