A Greek city-state, whose area encompassed some of the Southern Coast and the Eurotas River. Sparta was known for its military accomplishments, and its citizens privileged the training of its soldiers above all else.
Sparta Term Timeline in The Trojan Women
The timeline below shows where the term Sparta appears in The Trojan Women. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Hecuba also attacks Helen’s claim that she was taken by force. She wonders if any Spartans heard her resisting as Paris took her. Furthermore, she accuses Helen of praising Menelaus to... (full context)