Condition: New, Handmade in Greece Material: Sterling Silver 925 Ring Size: US 8 - Europe 57 Weight: 5 g(+/- 0.5 g)
The Spartan army stood at the centre of the Spartan state, whose citizens' primary obligation was to be good soldiers. Subject to military drill from infancy, the Spartans were one of the most feared military forces in world history. At the height of Sparta's power – between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE – it was commonly accepted that, "one Spartan was worth several men of any other state." Leonidas the Brave was a Greek hero-king of Sparta, the 17th of the Agiad line, third son of Anaxandridas 2 of Sparta who was believed to be a descendant of Heracles, possessing much of the latter's strength and bravery. Leonidas(died 480 BC) stand against the invading Persian army at the pass of Thermopylae in central Greece is one of the enduring tales of Greek heroism, invoked throughout Western history as the epitome of bravery exhibited against overwhelming odds. The ring is crafted with extra care in 925 Sterling Silver. It 's Handmade in Greece, the ring size is US 9 - Europe size 60 and weighs approximately 5g. All our silver rings are available in other sizes please ask for details.