domenica 10 marzo 2013
THE DISCIPLINE FOR THE BOYS OF SPARTA
Boys of ancient Spartan were picked up by their families when they was 7 years old and they put in military fields of training. The events in this short clip illustrate the phases of their hard training.
The parents were the first Teachers for the Sons. The frequent ritual for the boys, was frequent whippings " to temper the physicist and to withstand with courage the pain "
in today's days it is unthinkable, but in the antiquity, the severe formation of the boys was necessary to form the sons to become the future soldiers of Sparta.