TIL that ancient Sparta was a diarchy, a nation ruled by 2 kings. by whatilearned April 11, 2022, 5:59 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparta?wprov=sfla1 What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote ancientdiarchykingsnationruledSpartaTILToday I learned See more Previous article TIL in 1762, a Korean king confined his son (“Crown Prince Sado”) in a rice chest in the heat of summer and starved him to death. It is said that the crown prince turned lunatic under his father’s extremely high expectations, became bipolar, and sadistically murdered people Next article Oyster Sauce 4 Comments Leave a Reply If it’s good enough for Andorra and San Marino… Log in to Reply “We’ll lead as to kings, oh yeah! We’ll fucking lead as two kings! Get the scientists working on the tube technology! *tube technology*” Log in to Reply It doesn’t take a genius to know that any organization thrives when it has two leaders. Go ahead, name a country that doesn’t have two presidents. A boat that sets sail without two captains… Log in to Reply Sparta was such a weird place. Their political set up was fucking weird. Two Kings, a 28 member House of Lords(the Gerousia), Ephors, the citizen Spartans in the Apella, the helot slave class, etc… I’ve always found them interesting because they were just so weird. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.