Spartan women were totally badass! If you don't like vulgar language I wouldn't read the whole post :/

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As Spartan women bade farewell to their male loved ones going off to battle, they would say "return with your shield, or on it."

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In contrast to the other women of Greece, Spartan women were treated reasonably well, and enjoyed a much greater level of freedom than their peers could ever expect.

Princess Chelidonis & Archidamia of Sparta- Princess Archidamia entered the senate "with a sword in her hand" and told them that they were all going to die unless Sparta's women took to the battlefield. She also served as captain to the Spartan women and put Spartan children to work, because this was Sparta, after all. As for Princess Chelidonis, she paced her bedroom with a noose tied around her neck so that her estranged husband would never take her alive.

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Jean Jacques François Lebarbier (French, A Spartan Woman Giving a Shield to Her Son , oil on panel, Portland Art Museum

“Because We are Also the Only Ones Who Give Birth to Men.”  Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, explaining why Spartan women were allowed to rule men.  Queen Gorgo was the wife of Leonidas. At the time she spoke it, women were second-class citizens just about everywhere, except in Sparta. In contrast to the other women of Greece, Spartan women were treated reasonably well, and enjoyed a much greater level of freedom than their peers could ever expect.

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Women in ancient Sparta were famous for their independence relative to that of other Greek women. In contrast to Athens, in Spartan society girls were reared much like boys, including physical fitness

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Strength, Woman are warriors/// I think that's a spartan helmet making her a hell of a warrior, spartan females were great at war

The Spartans are some of the most well-known of the ancient Greeks. The Spartan helmet epresents protection.  The Spartan's helmet was not only for protection but also a tool to intimidate enemies by making them larger and frighteningly imposing.  The iconic helmet symbolizes discipline, strength, vigor, valor, simplicity, frugality, brevity, courageousness, and prowess.  WARRIOR: Lava Stone + Spartan Helmet Yoga Mala Bead Bracelet

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