Boring, Terrence A. Literacy in Sparta. Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1979, 115 p.
Probes the traditional attribution of illiteracy to the ancient Spartans.
Dover, K. J. “Thucydides ‘as History’ and ‘as Literature.’” In The Greeks and Their Legacy: Collected Papers, Volume II: Prose, Literature, History, Society, Transmission, Influence, pp. 53-64. Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell, 1988.
Discusses Thucydides' methods and approach to the composition of historical narrative in his History of the Peloponnesian War.
Ducat, Jean. “Perspectives on Spartan Education in...
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