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date: 11 August 2020

Sparta 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
Paul Anthony CartledgePaul Anthony Cartledge, Stephen J. HodkinsonStephen J. Hodkinson, Antony J. S. SpawforthAntony J. S. Spawforth

Sparta (‘the sown land’?) lies c. 56 km. (35 miles) south of *Tegea, and 48 km. (30 mi.) north of Gytheum, at the heart of the fertile alluvial valley of the Eurotas. ... ...

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