Outreach: Leicester University Distance-Learning Course

Helen has recently contributed to a distance-learning course which is currently offered by the University of Leicester, entitled ‘Deconstructing Sparta’. The coursebook contains ten thematic chapters, which aim to synthesise the most up-to-date scholarship on Sparta in an engaging and readable fashion.

Helen’s chapter, entitled ‘Later Reception and Modern Recreation of Sparta’, charts the development of Spartan reception through the ages, focusing in particular on developments during the French Revolution, in Prussia, Nazi Germany, and in twentieth-century U.S. popular culture.

For more information on the project, click here.