Exclusive & historically accurate artwork of Sparta and its hoplites
Both of these Spartan posters and other items are exclusively
available only through our Cafe Press store which has been engaged to make these items available internationally. The prices for each of these posters which can be purchased in one of the three different dimensions are as follows:
11 inches by 17 inches - $24.99, plus shipping 16 inches by 20 inches - $34.99, plus shipping 23 inches by 35 inches - $49.99, plus shipping
Interested parties who have questions about pricing and delivery times, please contact me.
Hoplite shields of Sparta
This detailed map lists all the major poleis (cities) which were
situated within the Peloponnesian Peninsula during the Classical Age of
Greece. Special emphasis is placed on the districts from Sparta which
assigned the citizens that were responsible for maintaining the elite
warrior class of the ancient Greek world.
The recruitment center of each mora, which is defined as a unit
of hoplites, selected their male citizens between the ages of 20-60 for
induction into the Spartan army. Their respective regimental emblem is
identified by the corresponding shield which has been researched
extensively, thereby providing an image of unparalleled aesthetics and
Hoplite Shields of Sparta - Copyrighted image courtesy of Nikos Panos & George Heliopoulos
Officer of the Spartan mora (regiment)
image is emblematic of an officer of the Hippeis regiment which was
comprised of the 300 elite warriors who were the personal bodyguard of
the Kings of Sparta. The transverse crest symbolizes the officer's
status, while the Gorgon emblem on the shield was representative of the
warrior from the city of Sparta.
these posters are exclusively available for sale only on this site, therefore, all interested
parties who have questions in the interim, please contact me.
Officer of the Spartan mora (regiment) - Copyrighted image courtesy of Nikos Panos & George Heliopoulos