Gorgo was the wife of King Leonidas, and was Queen of Sparta in the movie 300. Throughout the movie she wears a number of outfits, ranging from the simple garb of her fellow Spartan women, to the luxurious robes of a Queen. This lens outlines all...
Top 10 Witty (and Badass) Quotes from Ancient Sparta
“Because We are Also the Only Ones Who Give Birth to Men.” Gorgo, Queen of Sparta, explaining why Spartan women were allowed to rule men. Queen Gorgo was the wife of Leonidas. At the time she spoke it, women were second-class citizens just about everywhere, except in Sparta. In contrast to the other women of Greece, Spartan women were treated reasonably well, and enjoyed a much greater level of freedom than their peers could ever expect.
Civilization VI - First Look: Greece (Gorgo) Get a first look at Queen Gorgo of Sparta married to King Leonidas I in the 5th century BC. October 12 2016 at 10:30PM https://www.youtube.com/user/ScottDogGaming