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#96 - anon id: 30693776
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(06/17/2013) [-]
Mongols would kick Spartans' ass.
User avatar #103 to #96 - guiguito
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(06/17/2013) [-]
nope
User avatar #104 to #103 - osimonmagus
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They conquered Afghanistan and took Russia in the winter. The Spartans wouldn't have stood a chance.
User avatar #134 to #104 - floofy
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China Didnt have a damn army and 4/5 of Russia was so rural that they didnt have any defense either.

these stats honestly mean nothing to me
User avatar #136 to #134 - osimonmagus
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I'm sorry, all I am hearing is "back pedal, back pedal, back pedal"
User avatar #111 to #104 - guiguito
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a bunch of brutes killing defenseless people against a actual army with vast strategy and that big ass lances.
the story would be different.
User avatar #137 to #111 - osimonmagus
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The Mongols would have sacked the Spartans. The Mongols sacked the Persia...
#181 to #137 - anon id: 1bd9f6d7
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spartans were always prepared for war, they had their weapons right near their side. I dont think it would be possible to sack a barrack full of spartans without losing your own men.

secondly, spartans fought unitied, mongols just went full on melee. Theyre only advantage was horses and a proper battle position with spears could defeat the mongols. Mongols are weaksauce compared to Spartans.
User avatar #153 to #137 - guiguito
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i wans't aware of that
#131 to #111 - lemleet
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quantity
User avatar #148 to #96 - Gandalfthewhite
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mongols were heavy cavalry based while spartans had long ass spears and various formations to counter cavalry
User avatar #158 to #96 - asasqw
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It is fair to compare mongols to vikings as they both fallowed a similar battle strategy. **** all and go kill them. Now according to deadlyst warrior a Samurai can slaughter a viking. And from the same show Spartan > Samurai
User avatar #101 to #96 - seniorawesomesauce
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Get to it, Dealiest Warrior.
User avatar #112 - internetrage
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im actually not sure if much of this is true
#127 to #112 - anon id: 347c45ed
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Sparta won the Peloponnesian War, so they got to write the history books.
User avatar #185 - strangemoo
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(06/17/2013) [-]
I feel like the caps actually made this post better. Like one of those 'You see this ************ Right here?' posts.
User avatar #165 - lurifax
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(06/17/2013) [-]
Hi, I am Tumblr

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User avatar #109 - axlsummer
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same actress as cersei btw
User avatar #4 - stimtheone
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I remember this being posted again some other time and a guy dismissing it as fake in the comments.
User avatar #10 to #4 - baconfattie
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Same. Thought I saved it but I can't find it.
User avatar #13 to #4 - hudis
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It's about contradicting historical sources. It's very hard to find something that is reliable when it comes to things this ancient. It's just like the Thomas Edison vs Nikola Tesla debate; there's just as much evidence favouring each of them.

Like Napoleon (allegedly) said, history is but a fable agreed upon. It really could be either of them.
#51 to #13 - anon id: 4c3fc8ea
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Napolean was 5'10"", which was actually considered very tall for his time.
User avatar #18 to #13 - mylazy
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I don't think it is so much that the sources contradict in this case, but rather this post is all true, but leaves out a lot of information that makes it a lot less glamorous.
User avatar #30 to #18 - hudis
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That's a good point, yeah.
User avatar #200 - damandan
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Actually Spartan woman had knifes and were trained to fight was to defend themselves in case of a slave revolt when the men left for battle
#113 - anon id: 8c272e67
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Actually, women in Sparta strictly obeyed the word of their fathers until they were married. Then, the wife was supposed to do exactly what her husband said or be punished. If they did not bear good children, they were punished and forced to do more exercises. If they couldn't bear children at all they were useless and went unmarried.
The Spartans were barbaric people who only believed in war and preparing the strongest army. Hollywood has plagued history by making the masses actually believe their ********.
GET.YOUR.HISTORY.FROM.A.REPUTABLE.SOURCE.
NOT.TUMBLR,FJ,4CHAN,REDDIT, AND ESPECIALLY NOT FACEBOOK.
#92 - anon id: 6dec2b13
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Feminazis are cancer
User avatar #143 to #92 - mattseven
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This post isn't about feminazis. Get your **** together, anon.
#210 - thepandaking
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Now, I understand that tumblr posts (a majority of them) have a funny little sense of humor they use, with their facetious use of caps lock and hyperbole, and I think it's funny. However, when I see it so often, it really starts to bum me out. Does it bother anyone else? I'm not saying no one should enjoy the tumblr sense of humor, go ahead I have no problem with that, but I personally can't stand it anymore. It just gets so old to me and makes me hate seeing the tumblr posts.   
Sorry for posting an unrelated comment, here's an unrelated gif (well it's kind of related in a way)
Now, I understand that tumblr posts (a majority of them) have a funny little sense of humor they use, with their facetious use of caps lock and hyperbole, and I think it's funny. However, when I see it so often, it really starts to bum me out. Does it bother anyone else? I'm not saying no one should enjoy the tumblr sense of humor, go ahead I have no problem with that, but I personally can't stand it anymore. It just gets so old to me and makes me hate seeing the tumblr posts.
Sorry for posting an unrelated comment, here's an unrelated gif (well it's kind of related in a way)
User avatar #240 to #210 - emptysuperman
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I've always hated Tumblr. FJ has made me hate it even more.
User avatar #243 to #240 - thepandaking
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I hated it at first, but then I saw some clever posts. I don't know I understand the humor of tumblr but it's just so bland and stupid after a while
User avatar #244 to #243 - emptysuperman
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get out/did you just/Omg/I'm so done/I cANT BREATH XDDD/what the **** is wrong with this website?/there are two kinds of people
#245 to #244 - thepandaking
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Mother of tits...
That's an overload right there. You nailed it.
User avatar #156 - arstya
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Found a feminist.

Still, Spartans were badasses.
User avatar #12 - painispleasure
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kinda like Celtic women. Celtic women were terrifying. they didn't even NEED weapons. when the Roman Empire ATTEMPTED to invade Scotland, they're accounts of Roman Soldiers literally quaking in fear if a Celtic Warrior called upon his woman to fight. they would fight with punches, kicks, and their OWN. *******. TEETH. Celtic women were bad ass.

#50 to #12 - anon id: 4c3fc8ea
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They were also usually in charge with teaching combat.
Most likely because the Celtic men were out fighting Romans naked except for a gold band around their neck, war paint, and hair they spiked up and bleached with citrus.
#234 - yuihirasawa **User deleted account**
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User avatar #238 to #234 - mindsculptorjace
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**** STEERING.
GET MONEY
#172 - anon id: 69b77de0
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They also bummed each other and little boys
User avatar #102 - jimmdean
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**** yeah you need Cersei's approval.
#98 - femalealert
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My family moved from the mountains where sparta used to be right before my father was born. I just want to say that not only can spartan women fight like the devil, but they came cook one hell of a feast afterwords. God damn so much good food.
User avatar #36 - furyofthefallen
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This.
User avatar #108 to #36 - niralius
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IS MOSTLY ********.
User avatar #229 - rmoran
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COME ON GUYS AM I COOL YET? I'M USING ******* CAPS AND ******* SWEARING A LOT GOD DAMN I MUST BE COOL HUH?
#79 - aproudpatriot
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Spartans: by far my favorite group of people in history.     
MFW I'm reading Gates of Fire, a novel about the battle of Thermopylae
Spartans: by far my favorite group of people in history.
MFW I'm reading Gates of Fire, a novel about the battle of Thermopylae
User avatar #3 - ilikeweed
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all i think when i read this is, "yea yea see women can be strong too yea see. **** yea. girl power".
User avatar #15 to #3 - daentraya
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I think; If this is true, then Sparta was quite dahm special, and i approve of the badassery of their culture. Any form of gender equality is quite rare in history
User avatar #19 to #15 - mylazy
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While most of it is true, it leaves out a lot of important information that would make it seem a lot less special to you.
User avatar #20 to #19 - daentraya
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I'm no expert on Sparta, so my current knowledge is quite limited. If you know of any such information, please fill me in
User avatar #21 to #20 - mylazy
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I posted a comment about it. Comment #17

www.funnyjunk.com/funny_pictures/4641489/Spartan+Women/17#17