A dead man fell from the sky...: Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

A dead man fell from the sky...: Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

Only Spartan women give birth to real me by Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ...

Only Spartan women give birth to real me by Gorgo, Queen of Sparta ...

"Why are you Spartan women the only ones who can rule men?"  "Because we are also the only ones who give birth to men."  —Gorgo, Queen of Sparta and wife of Leonidas,

"Why are you Spartan women the only ones who can rule men?" "Because we are also the only ones who give birth to men." —Gorgo, Queen of Sparta and wife of Leonidas,

A dead man fell from the sky...: Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

A dead man fell from the sky...: Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

Queen Gorgo of Sparta was wife of  Leonidas (reigned 490-480 BCE) & mother of Pleistarchus (reigned 480-458 BCE). She was known for her wisdom & the apparent authority she assumed in the lives of those around her; both her father & her husband listened to her counsel. She is one of the few women mentioned by Herodotus in his Histories. More: http://www.ancient.eu/Gorgo_of_Sparta/

Gorgo of Sparta

Queen Gorgo of Sparta was wife of Leonidas (reigned 490-480 BCE) & mother of Pleistarchus (reigned 480-458 BCE). She was known for her wisdom & the apparent authority she assumed in the lives of those around her; both her father & her husband listened to her counsel. She is one of the few women mentioned by Herodotus in his Histories. More: http://www.ancient.eu/Gorgo_of_Sparta/

A secret aspiration. You'd have to ask me to explain. Lena Headley, Queen of Sparta, 300

A secret aspiration. You'd have to ask me to explain. Lena Headley, Queen of Sparta, 300

Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

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