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Old June 19th 07, 16:27   #30
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Re: First Ones Technology

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Originally Posted by A_M_Swallow View Post
Definitely, they had slaves for that. The Spartans did their own fighting but everything else was the absolute minimum. The Spartans had a very spartan life style.
Yes, yes, they had the Helots to do the farming for them -- but they weren't exactly the philosophers you claimed all Greeks were.

Look, you're stereotyping wildly; some Greeks were quite practical, hands-on guys, and some weren't. It's just we usually hear about the ones who weren't because they were the only ones with the time to write things down.
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