How Many Spartans (Cuántos Espartanos)

Quote of the Week / La cita de la semana

Plutarch (c. 46 AD – c. 120 AD)

When someone inquired how many Spartans there were in all, he [Ariston] said, “Enough to keep away our enemies.”

(Plutarch: Morals, Vol. III, Sayings of Spartans)


A uno que preguntaba cuántos espartanos había en total, [Aristón] le dijo: «Tantos cuantos son suficientes para mantener apartados a los enemigos.»

(Plutarco: Obras morales y de costumbres, III. Máximas de espartanos)

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