8 - Sparta: Killer Beehive
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The Spartans are legendary fighters and legendary patriots. They believed in equality, meritocracy, and freedom. They also ran the most brutal slave state in the ancient world.

Their secret? Institutions!

Art: Marijke Bouchier
Music: David Zikotivz, Clayton Tapp, and The Green Hornet Theme.
Editing, episode art and social: Sepideh

References:
-Plutarch Life of Lycurgus
-Plutarch The Sayings of Spartan Women
-"This is Sparta!" Techno remix
-Three: a Sparta comic from the Helot perspective

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