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Western Civ. Mid Term 1 Running head: WESTERN CIV. MID TERM 'The Life of Pylus the Spartan' and 'Hannibal Remembered' University of Alaska, Anchorage Western Civ., HIST. A 101 Professor Jeffery Kaplan Part One: The Life of Pylus the Spartan.
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Western Civ. Mid Term 2 The Helot midwife passed the newborn Pylus to his mother Idaea. Idaea quickly checked her new son for deformities. Realizing that he was strong and without defect Idaea breathed a sigh of relief, for her son would not be left out to die as her last had. She passed her new son off to the attending Similar (a Spartan hoplite; or heavily armed soldier with a sword, spear, shield, bronze breastplate, greaves, and a distinctive plumed helmet.), to bring to the Elders for inspection, with the knowledge that this one would come back. She had done her duty as a Spartan. Finally, Pylus was returned to her by the Similar, and with a curt nod, Pylus' father leaves. Years Pass. .. Pylus had enjoyed his years with his mother Idaea, but was looking forward to joining the older boys in training. Idaea had told him stories of great warriors and mighty battles throughout his seven years, and though he was fearful, Pylus wanted to prove that he was every bit as brave as Ajax, Jason, or any other hero of Legend. He wanted to possess the cloak and helm of a Similar. Time Passes. .. Pylus was almost 20. He had survived the years of grueling, and often cruel, training. He had slept under the stars for thirteen years. Running, wrestling, weapons drill, formation work, and long equipment laden marches had given him the body of
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Western Civ. Mid Term 3 a man. Harsh discipline enforced with painful "reminders" had trained him in obedience and self discipline. He had learned leadership by training the younger Spartans. As he thought back
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