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I write a lot about my life as an expat, but usually through the window of my own experience: that of the non-earning partner. It’s not often I delve into what it must be like for the catalys…

Atlas

Greek god Atlas carrying the earth - origin of the name for the book called "Atlas"

Cultural Detail: Men between the ages of 8 and 30 were gone training or fighting which left the women to run the everyday life. As a result women in Ancient Sparta had more rights than women in other parts of the ancient world.

Spartan: Men between the ages of 8 and 30 were gone training or fighting which left the women to run the everyday life. As a result women in Ancient Sparta had more rights than women in other parts of the ancient world.

"Sparta has no walls because you, her warriors, are her walls. Sparta’s boundaries are undefined because these your spear-points define her borders. So when the Barbarians come, let them find nothing but death on the frontiers of Sparta!” - Excerpt from the novel, the Queen of Sparta.

"Sparta has no walls because you, her warriors, are her walls. Sparta’s boundaries are undefined because these your spear-points define her borders. So when the Barbarians come, let them find nothing but death on the frontiers of Sparta!