The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece, from Utopia to Crisis and Collapse

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Paul Cartledge

Narrated By: John Lee

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2006

Duration: 8 hours 38 minutes


The Spartans of ancient Greece were a powerful and unique people, a society of warrior-heroes who exemplified the heroic virtues of self-sacrifice, community endeavor, and achievement against all odds. Paul Cartledge engagingly examines the rise and fall of this singular society.


  • kyle b

    There wasn't much new in the book but still very enjoyable! Solid narrator