LYCURGUSVishavjit Singh3103883January 26th, 2018 Lycurgus – Spartan LawgiverThe First source of my information is from Britannica encyclopedia Domain.
which is published by and written by the editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica, incorporation which is a general knowledge English language encyclopedia. which is written by about 100 full time editors and more than 4000 contributors. which gives information about Lycurgus traditionally, the lawgiver who founded most of the institutions of ancient Sparta. Scholars have been unable to determine conclusively whether Lycurgus was a historical person and if did exist, was first mentioned by Greek writer Herodotus(5th century BC) claiming that Lycurgus belonged to Sparta’s Agade House. These editors are various individuals who have contributed to the article or subjects in the years of past and present time. From this article we can get a clear description about the Lycurgus which is easy to understand as a general public. there is no such information that tells us whether the article is peer reviewed or not.
The second source of information is written by Plutarch on the life of Lycurgus published in Vol – I of the Loeb classical Library edition, 1914 the webpage reproduces on the Parallel Lives by Plutarch. who was a Greek Roman biographer and a philosopher as well. when he became the Roman citizen was named as Lucius Mestrius Plutarch’s known primarily for his parallel lives and Morelia. he is classified as middle Platonist. I got this information from penelope.uchicago.
edu which has been carefully proofread as told by the blogger. from parallel lives of Plutarch he explains that nothing can be said which is not disputed, as there are different accounts of his birth, travels, his death, his work as a lawmaker and statesman; and there is least agreement among historians as to the times in which the man lived. there is nothing mentioned about the article whether it is peer viewed by experts of this field or not. Another article is from thoughtco.com which is posted by Mr. NS Gill on the Lycurgus rise of power in Sparta. is a freelance writer who has a longtime focus on the world of classics.Experience.
In addition to writing articles on ancient history and classics for About.com,N.S.
has been interviewed by a Public Radio channel and National Geographic on Valentine’s Day and the Roman calendar. Plutarch tells the story of Lycurgus as if he had been a real person, albeit an eleventh-generation descendant of Hercules, since the Greeks generally ascribed genealogy that went back to thegods when writing about important figures. she is expert in the field of ancient history which tells us that she has peer reviewed the article herself before posting in her website thoughtco.com. Third source of article is from forbes.
com by David Bahr is who is an contributor at Forbes. the media relations manager for the R Street Institute, a free-market-leaning think tank based in Washington, D.C. who make up the Western canon. The primary source through which we learn of Lycurgus and the founding of Sparta is Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans. Plutarch, famous for his biographies on ancient luminaries. this one article the Forbes magazine tells about Plutarch who wrote about the Lycurgus in ancient history and his lifestyle. By searching further about this article i come to know that this article is not reviewed.
The fourth article on Lycurgus is from Duhaime.org which was published on 15 October, 2007 and then updated by Lloyd Duhaime Barrister, Solicitor,Attorney and Lawyer. by using the references of Cartledge, P.
, Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World (2007) Duhaime, Lloyd, Duhaime’sTimetable of World Legal History and The Law’s Hall of Fame. MacDowell, D., Spartan Law (Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press,1986).Image of relief on the wall of the chamber of the US House of Representatives with the inscription: “Semi mythical Greek legislator; traditional author of laws and institution of Sparta”. Giving in brief information about Lycurgus about giving the boost to democracy in Sparta. And his lifespan from 800 BC to 630 BC. He was the leader of military Greece city state of Sparta in the southern part of Greece in 730BC exact date was the matter of controversy among the Historians.
this article seems to be peer reviewed as it holds references of many experts in the field of ancient history. The fifth article is from Greekboston.com. The name of the author who write this article is not given in the website. tells us about the who he was.
most of the information is based on the works of Plutarch’s “The life of Lycurgus” although there is debate on his writings about Lycurgus if he work was his work based on fiction or if he did exist. this article based on Lycurgus is not peer reviewed by anyone. and only few information is given in the oxford dictionary about Lycurgus. Lycurgus – BibliographyEncyclopedia Britannica.
Lycurgus: Spartan Lawgiver.Britannica.comhttps://www.britannica.com/topic/Lycurgus-Spartan-lawgiverBill Thayer. Plutarch: The Parallel Lives.
edu/Thayer/e/roman/texts/plutarch/lives/lycurgus*.htmlNS, Gill. Lycurgus: lawgiver of Sparta.
How Sparta became Spartan:Plutarch’s Life of Lycurgus. forbes.com https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbahr1/2017/06/30/how-sparta-became-spartan-plutarchs-life-of-lycurgus/#2c1e43102757Greek Boston.
All about Lycurgus of ancient Sparta.Greekboston.comwww.greekboston.com/culture/ancient-history/lycurgus/