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Spartan Women

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Thats right!
to be a had ass Nod
He looks back: at the guy like “SEE THAT? SHE SAID YES.
Like. guys. Sparta was so lock ASS sometimes when it came to
ambled. Spartan women were given these small knives so that it their
husbands came borne and med to nit them or assault them, they had
areason within reach. That weapon was for CUTTING THEM.
******* FACES so that when he went but In public
everyone would know he was an asshole. abusing yellaface and they
would publicly shame him
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HUGE EEG ******* DEAL Why"? Because that was RARE AS **** and
there are lots of places TODAY where women don' t even get that much
was totally tine, and a woman could expect to keep her own wealth
and get custody of the lads because paternal lineage wasn' t very
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deal at all
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And because they were expected to be as physically fit as the Spartan
who all had to serve compulsory military _ riles_ blur. and couldn' t
marry until they finished them at thirty) they didn' t have time for lots of
mushy dresses. So they wore notoriously sh on starts. According to some
accounts. their thighs were wrote at all times. HOLY **** .
Also. in Sparta men only got their names on their graves it they died in
battle And women‘? Womb only got their names on their graves if they
died in chm birth THE COMPARED TO *******
Att I throng my enjoyed the history lesson dashed with the colorful adjectives
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User avatar #17 - mylazy (06/17/2013) [-]
I remember the last time this was posted some guy posted a response in the comments then. I will try to reiterate it, but I am doing it solely out of memory. While most of these facts are true, they are completely over-glorified. The only reason women were considered citizens and could own land is because all the men would be off fighting or training. They did not give a **** about the women. A woman could not expect to keep her kids whether she was married or divorced. At the age of 13 (I think that was the age) they leave their parents to go training. Marriage for a spartan was solely for the purpose of reproduction and the creation of more warriors. Sex pretty much mean the man came in, cut the woman's hair, and raped her. For recreational sex, men were more likely to turn to his buddy. Dying in childbirth was compared to dying in battle because childbirth produced more warriors. That is all they cared about: the production of more warriors.

I wasn't as colorful as the original commenter on the last time this was posted, but I think I got all the information.
#125 to #17 - blanketandpillow (06/17/2013) [-]
I believe they got sent away at 7
#175 to #17 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
Sparta was probably the harshest living enviroment. If the baby was born retarded, feed it to the wolves. They were taught to steal and not get caught, otherwise they would get a cruel beating if caught. They wernt fed, they had to find their own food. Constant training was put on them. They were molded warriors.
User avatar #22 to #17 - daentraya (06/17/2013) [-]
I dont really find myself bothered by this. Fascinating as hell. I've had a large interest in warriors, weapons and fortresses lately. I must definitely look into this. Ah humanity and your obsession with killing people
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User avatar #251 to #213 - daentraya (06/18/2013) [-]
I'm a girl. Altho i do admit, the female body is quite beautiful to look at, so gay is just a bonus
User avatar #28 to #17 - eiaisqzbsesb ONLINE (06/17/2013) [-]
Age 7, actualy, graduation from military school at 14, considered adult at 30.
User avatar #23 to #17 - reaperssprint (06/17/2013) [-]
That's probably the weirdest fact I ever learned about any warrior from that time. We all look at them as the biggest, meanest, toughest people to exist. Yet they all would turn to their best friends and have some gay sex like it was nothing.
#35 to #23 - qwertywtf (06/17/2013) [-]
Are YOU tough enough to take a dick in the ass? Didn't think so.
#33 to #23 - orionthegreat (06/17/2013) [-]
Have you seen their spear work!? Imagine their spear work.
User avatar #29 to #23 - eiaisqzbsesb ONLINE (06/17/2013) [-]
They spill blood and sweat to protect eachother on the battlefields.
Might as well spill semen togeather.
User avatar #53 to #23 - christmouth (06/17/2013) [-]
The samurai did this too. They considered sex between men to be more pure.
#1 - labs (06/17/2013) [-]
Then there's her in Game of Thrones.
Then there's her in Game of Thrones.
User avatar #9 to #1 - diverdee (06/17/2013) [-]
Best scene ever!
#133 to #116 - silverlance (06/17/2013) [-]
I could watch this all day
#14 to #1 - mrbosss (06/17/2013) [-]
Yeah, but she earned that slap.
Yeah, but she earned that slap.
#110 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
Same with Viking women

Apparently slaughtering your enemies all day makes you less sexist
#115 to #110 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
More sexist actually. The men got to go out and do what they wanted all day why the woman had to tend to everything else. Then when he comes home he gets to **** , eat, and go to sleep.
User avatar #123 to #115 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
I'll just say a statement without doing any research. Then people will value my input

Bad anon. Bad
User avatar #208 to #110 - xtwinblade (06/17/2013) [-]
Technically speaking women couldn be vikings since the word Vikingar is applied to men, and while information is limited, there havent been found a female body buried in Viking tradition or found on a battlefield.

From what we know, women did not join raidings as they took the responsebility for the farm when the men was gone.

They did not have same freedom as men, but for that era in europe they had a great deal of freedom.
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User avatar #121 to #114 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
LOL he killed dozens of people lol

**** .off.with.that. ****
User avatar #132 to #122 - mudkipfucker (06/17/2013) [-]
Dead Island wasn't even on PS2
Yes, that is my problem with this
User avatar #124 to #122 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
Do you know what empathy is?
User avatar #161 to #124 - spasticpuppet (06/17/2013) [-]
That's one of those things you do at weekends with your parents, right?
#170 to #161 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
That's correct
#184 to #124 - silverhellion (06/17/2013) [-]
choose one.

choose one.
User avatar #187 to #184 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
Feel posts are quite popular. They require empathy
#138 to #124 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
There is actually a prety strong comment under the humour. Our liberties are taken away in the name of regulations meant to protect us while they are completely useless. Such grave tendencies in society call for satire to ease the world.
User avatar #140 to #138 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
OK but those comments weren't likely made with that in mind. Probably just another keyboard warrior that cant feel bad for other people
User avatar #7 - subaqueousreach (06/17/2013) [-]
>Women could own land and were considered citizens
>Divorce was totally fine and women could keep their wealth and custody of their children
>Wore notoriously short skirts

Sounds a lot like modern society. Except that now when a woman divorces a man she gets to keep her wealth, the kids, his house, his dog, and if she doesn't want to work she gets half of his paycheque for the rest of his life on top of child support.
User avatar #16 to #7 - garin (06/17/2013) [-]
Did you also watch Eddie Murphy: Raw on Saturday?
User avatar #26 to #7 - TheTurnbull (06/17/2013) [-]
hai rhys
#147 to #7 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
go away
User avatar #236 to #7 - stillscrappy (06/18/2013) [-]
Which part included the Alimony dont forget about that.
User avatar #47 to #7 - bigmanfifty (06/17/2013) [-]
except that looking after kids IS work. Being a housewife ain't no part-time job.
User avatar #149 to #47 - subaqueousreach (06/17/2013) [-]
Being a parent is a full time job, regardless of your gender.

Single fathers who have custody of their kids however, have to be a parent as well as work their ass to the bone to provide for their family. And even then the wife can still claim alimony from him.

I like to view women as equals, but so far very few have showed me that they're actually trying for equality.
User avatar #72 to #7 - laughdamnyou (06/17/2013) [-]
Not in the whole world, just in 'Murica (and maybe some few other places). Even women in other countries think thats stupid.
User avatar #11 to #7 - krasnogvardiech (06/17/2013) [-]
The difference being that Spartan women earned it.
User avatar #8 to #7 - theavatarspupil (06/17/2013) [-]
And that's why Feminism is sexism
User avatar #128 to #8 - goodcheese (06/17/2013) [-]
actually these are problems of the patriarchy which views and treats women as if they are not meant to be breadwinners and so if we elevated women as equals in the workforce and they received equal pay for equal work, then divorce proceedings would be done more fairly because women would be seen as equals in economic status to men. women get alimony and whatnot because they are deemed as domestic beings dependent on financial aid of a man. most feminists are against these unfair court proceedings. feminism fights the patriarchy which is a system that hurts both men and women because it discriminates and stereotypes both sexes based on their gender instead of their individual character.
#209 to #128 - gardenmanly (06/17/2013) [-]
I like you, you have a good head on your shoulders
I like you, you have a good head on your shoulders
#129 to #8 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
Not necessarily, I mean sure, women can be really sexist, and real feminazis, but a majority of feminists are fighting for equal payment in the workplace, harsher punishment for rapists, who in some instances have gotten off scott free, (which could go either ways for guys too) and respect. But I understand where you're getting at with the whole "hating sexist women" because, even as a female myself, I've seen some pretty over the top feminists. Plus when feminists fight for equal rights they're not fight for hitting and crap, you know how people say "Oh well with equal rights we should be able to hit them", no because girls don't necessarily go up to men and hit them square in the face, though some have, plus men are naturally larger, not all the time, but mostly. And if they aren't, yeah, they should cunt-punt that bitch.

Td;lr Feminism isn't always sexism. Sorry for long post.
#40 to #8 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
**** your **** . Take a quick google on feminism and read about it
#41 to #40 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
Found the feminist.
User avatar #223 to #40 - crazyhindu (06/17/2013) [-]
>Take a quick google
User avatar #56 - EdwardNigma ONLINE (06/17/2013) [-]
Spartans also threw babies off a cliff.
I'm just saying...Sparta may have been hardcore and rad as **** , but they also were kind of psychotic.
User avatar #2 - luthervonappledorf (06/17/2013) [-]
Man, I wish I lived in Sparta.

Inb4, 'you would have been killed for being too much of a faggot'.
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User avatar #37 to #2 - schnizel (06/17/2013) [-]
Sparatn men were all homosex.
User avatar #46 to #37 - tiopico (06/17/2013) [-]
implying that is a problem
User avatar #177 to #46 - schnizel (06/17/2013) [-]
Its ok to be gay, but its not ok to be a faggot.
#130 to #2 - silverlance (06/17/2013) [-]
Implying Ancient Greeks thought that was a bad thing   
Inb4 VladTheImplyer.png
Implying Ancient Greeks thought that was a bad thing
Inb4 VladTheImplyer.png
#49 to #2 - fcrocker (06/17/2013) [-]
This would be you.
User avatar #68 to #49 - rieskimo (06/17/2013) [-]
*if you were lucky.

(remember he survived being tossed off a cliff)
User avatar #218 to #68 - pabloch (06/17/2013) [-]
He wasn't, his dad begged to keep him.
User avatar #62 to #2 - whistleandrun (06/17/2013) [-]
dude, you would have been expected to have anal sex with your fellow soldiers for male bonding purposes
so actually, you'd probably have been killed for not being enough of a faggot
User avatar #150 to #62 - ilikebigdick (06/17/2013) [-]
yeah but that was socially acceptable in classical greece
User avatar #6 to #2 - Silver Quantum ONLINE (06/17/2013) [-]
you would have been discarded at birth
#31 - samoaspider (06/17/2013) [-]
It was also told that men were raised slightly homosexual, so they would mourn over fallen warriors and fight even stronger after a comrade was fallen. I can't prove this but I've read it somewhere   
Pic unrelated.
It was also told that men were raised slightly homosexual, so they would mourn over fallen warriors and fight even stronger after a comrade was fallen. I can't prove this but I've read it somewhere

Pic unrelated.
#93 to #31 - applemoose (06/17/2013) [-]
I learned that from about age 12 boys were placed under tutelage of a veteran warrior with whom they had a homosexual relationship.
User avatar #44 to #31 - bigmanfifty (06/17/2013) [-]

no, full on.
User avatar #95 to #31 - violentpixi (06/17/2013) [-]
I think it was so they would fight harder to sexually impress other men. That's hardcore fabulous.
#32 to #31 - orionthegreat (06/17/2013) [-]
Well Spartan men were notorious pedophiles.

But that actually has nothing to do with it. Ancient Greeks thought that being a badass meant you had to cry when someone died and be incredibly emotional, no wonder Spartans thought women were so badass.
User avatar #231 to #32 - zaggystirdust ONLINE (06/17/2013) [-]
they did it to show how much they honored their fellow warriors and how much they cared for their well-being, rather than the modern kind of warrior that just shrugs when he sees his friends and family die.

so yeah, Spartans were bad ass bros
User avatar #42 to #31 - mymiddleleg (06/17/2013) [-]
I heard that they would usually be gay with each other so that when they fight in battle they are not only fighting for their comrades but also their lovers
#48 to #31 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
Tons of people were gay back then.
Spartans had no problem being gay.
Samurai had no problem being gay.
Pre-Christianity Celts had no problem with being gay.

Etc, etc.
#205 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
I haven't looked at all the comment, so I'm sure someone's mentioned this, but absolutely none of this had anything to do with respecting women. Sparta was a pure militaristic society. Marriage didn't mean much there anyway because the warriors were off training 11 months out of the year. They simply came in, screwed the woman to impregnate her that month, then left again. The woman wasn't concerned with cooking and cleaning, they had slaves for that. Her only job was to produce more warriors. Men often fell in love with other warriors and sex with women was simply a duty to the state. They'd often also get younger men in better shape to impregnate their wives in order to produce stronger children. They were only citizens because they had to run the state and the slaves when the men were at war. They couldn't keep their children either way. Boys left for agoge (military training) at 7 and Girls at 12. Finally, the little thing about the knives has no historical backing.
#81 - lamarsmithgot (06/17/2013) [-]
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very first thing i thought of...
User avatar #119 to #81 - zorororonoa (06/17/2013) [-]
But is marriage a food?
User avatar #154 to #119 - arstya (06/17/2013) [-]
There IS pie...
#196 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
I saw that movie. Apparently spartan women have great tits
User avatar #225 to #196 - crazyhindu (06/17/2013) [-]
And are whores for information
#88 - datgermanguy (06/17/2013) [-]
Comment Picture
User avatar #145 to #88 - sagedivinity ONLINE (06/17/2013) [-]
That smug look on your face

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#83 - nextgenmidgett (06/17/2013) [-]
i live in greece and i can say after 9 years of ancient greek history in school, all of this is correct
i live in greece and i can say after 9 years of ancient greek history in school, all of this is correct
User avatar #126 to #83 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
You from Athens?
User avatar #144 to #142 - nooneofinterest (06/17/2013) [-]
Thessaloniki, patras?
User avatar #248 to #144 - nextgenmidgett (06/18/2013) [-]
nope ill narow it down its one of the ionian islands ill not go any further
User avatar #253 to #248 - nooneofinterest (06/18/2013) [-]
I hope its antikythera. I love that machine
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#195 - Jowi (06/17/2013) [-]
He didn't NEED her approval, the point is he respects her opinions because he loves her.
User avatar #198 to #195 - Mahazama (06/17/2013) [-]
She is the queen, and politically it would be best to ask for the other head of state's approval.
User avatar #202 to #198 - aclopolipise (06/17/2013) [-]
Sparta actually ran on two ruling families...the "other head of state" would be the patriarch or matriarch of the opposite royal clan.
User avatar #203 to #202 - Mahazama (06/17/2013) [-]
But the queen is still considered a head of state....
#257 to #203 - Jowi (06/23/2013) [-]
No she wouldn't. Like in the UK, the Queen is head of state but Prince Phillip isn't.

When Henry the VIII ruled none of his six wives were head of state or else he wouldn't have been able to execute or divorce them as they would have been equal to him in power.
#174 - usaisnotamerica (06/17/2013) [-]

So remember kids; the more you swear, the cooler you look.
#25 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
He wasn't asking her permission for christ sakes he was checking to see if she shared his assessment of the situation. Learn to read body language. A wise man knows when to get a second opinion from someone with less testosterone.
#220 - bionicpanda (06/17/2013) [-]
And the men raped little boys in their assholes
User avatar #228 to #220 - demandsgayversion (06/17/2013) [-]
With all the GOOD things they've done, it more than evens out.
#226 to #220 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
Much like the Catholic priests of today!
User avatar #230 to #220 - drunkasaurus (06/17/2013) [-]
They didn't rape them, it was supposed to help you bond with the older men in the military. (Translation: the older men in the military needed holes for the poles while they were away from home) still wasn't rape though.
#233 to #220 - verby (06/18/2013) [-]
It was actually consensual
#239 to #233 - neverposting (06/18/2013) [-]
Does that make it better or worse?
#164 - iamtheblackgoat (06/17/2013) [-]
So I jumped on this one a little late, but eh...for the record, Sparta today is probably the sleepiest, dopiest town imaginable....the most exciting thing that me and my cousins do is stare at the Leonidas statue while eating ice cream
User avatar #217 to #164 - impaledsandwich (06/17/2013) [-]
And does that statue stare back, judging you on your pitiful weakness with its cold, dead eyes? It's probably thinking, "Look at these soft northmen. I'll bet they can't even form a phalanx, let alone properly use a sarissa. By the gods, if I weren't a statue I'd slay them all with my glorious man-skirt."
User avatar #224 to #217 - iamtheblackgoat (06/17/2013) [-]
No, it probably wants to go to the video rental store on the corner of the square...there's nothing else to do in Sparta, except play with my uncle's goats
#107 - luiselvergas (06/17/2013) [-]
other than the pedophilia Sparta was pretty ******* dope
pic barely related
#183 to #107 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
pedophilia just made sparta all the better
User avatar #155 to #107 - arstya (06/17/2013) [-]
User avatar #157 to #155 - luiselvergas (06/17/2013) [-]
look up pedophilia in Sparta
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