There are sad, Spartan stores, endless rundown espresso cafes, and just a handful of attractive restaurants.
Having raised up a Spartan fleet to destroy Athens, they then opened their coffers to Athens and helped it rebuild.
Spartan admirals quickly trained themselves for a new kind of war, and one of them, Lysander, mastered it very quickly.
Bullough was a third-team all-American and a cornerstone of the Spartan defense.
Mattis greeted the two Green Berets at the heavy wood door that led into his Spartan concrete-floored office.
Otherwise, the Spartan wife became subject to the common Hellenic custom.
He retained his military habits, and lived like a Spartan and a monk.
That was not the Spartan way, O'Grady; but the advice, if taken, would doubtless have the same effect.
They were, like most Spartan choral dances, renowned for their graceful rhythms.
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.