To begin, the first way Hellenes were negatively influenced by their culture was through gender roles, these gender roles also took away from the rights of the Hellenes. When Maxites leaves Devanum to meet his soon-to-be wife, he enters her polis named Sunium and helps his own men from Devanum build a wall of protection around Sunium to keep those in Sunium safe from the wrath of the barbaric Spartans. While he and his men worked, Adara (his future wife) and some other women from Sunium fed them and gave them water. In a ...
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