Sparta

Created by Sreeja Jijith at 22 Sep 2011 13:07 and updated at 22 Sep 2011 13:07

ILIAD NOUN

ild.02 And those that dwelt in Lacedaemon, lying low among the hills, Pharis, Sparta, with Messe the haunt of doves; Bryseae, Augeae, Amyclae, and Helos upon the sea; Laas, moreover, and Oetylus; these were led by Menelaus of the loud battle cry, brother to Agamemnon, and of them there were Sixty ships, drawn up apart from the others.
ild.04 "My own three favourite cities," answered Juno, "are Argos, Sparta, and Mycenae.

Arise Greece! from thy silent sleep, 2000 years long it is! Forget not, thy ancient culture, beautiful and marvelous it is!

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