“What to become of me?” Phoebe wondered. “I have no future, but that is something I can live with. What is intolerable to me is the fact that I have no past. I could live without a future, but I want to die because my past is only a delusion. Nothing is mine anymore. Note even memories…”
Why did the Spartan secret service, the “krypteia”, spend ten consecutive years patrolling the area of mountain Kallidromo, in central Greece? Why did Athenades kill Ephialtes in 469 B.C.? What was the role that Phoebe, Ephialtes” ex wife, played in his death?
What were the notions of the Spartans regarding life and death, love and passion, war and art, honor and truth? Which was their own way to knowledge?