The Spartiaes are full Spartans, or Peers—full citizens and warriors of Sparta, unlike helots such as Xeo.
Spartiates Term Timeline in Gates of Fire
The timeline below shows where the term Spartiates appears in Gates of Fire. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...rear of the army train, along with his friend Dekton, or Rooster. Dekton is half-helot, half-Spartiate, and hates his Spartan masters, so Xeo’s allegiance to them galls him. Xeo had been... (full context)