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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...

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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.

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Women's costume: gorgo queen of sparta | medium

Women's Costume: Gorgo Queen of Sparta | MediumBe the brave and beautiful Queen of Sparta in this lovely taffeta lined lace-look dress! Includes ivory tusk neck

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Gorgo was the only known child of King Cleomenes I, & the wife of King Leonidas I. Gorgo is noted as one of the few female historical figures named by Herodotus, & for her political acumen & wisdom. She is unique for being the daughter of a King of Sparta, the wife of another king of Sparta, & the mother of a third king of Sparta. "When asked by a woman from Attica, 'Why are you Spartan women the only ones who can rule men?', she said: 'Because we are also the only ones who give birth to…

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Framed Original Artwork 10x10 Gorgo Queen of Sparta Study Watercolor on Paper

Gorgo, Queen of Sparta Study Watercolor on paper 7x7 Inches 2014 This piece was inspired by Gorgo, a queen of Sparta during the Persian

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Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

"Gorgo, Queen of Sparta" by sophisticatedignorance21 ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring art

"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,

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Gorgo, Queen of Sparta

"Gorgo, Queen of Sparta" by sophisticatedignorance21 ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring art

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