(urth) Essential Background Reading for Soldier Series

Transentient transentient at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 18:28:52 PST 2006

On Nov 30, 2006, at 5:17 PM, Michael Straight wrote:

> Essential:
> 1.  Story of Spartans slaughtering their slaves under pretext of
> making them citizens (I defy you to figure that one out just from
> Wolfe's text.)

Does anybody have any leads on this? I can't find mention of it in  
Herodotus (doesn't mean it isn't in there, though) and I'd really  
like to find a source to corroborate this.

It will make for interesting conversations when the 300 movie comes  

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