The Spartan patriciate could afford to disfranchise some of its own members.
They were seated two tables away from Dean and appeared to be celebrating something unusual in an otherwise Spartan life.
Plato advocated them, and perhaps the later Jews imitated the Spartan community.
In 404 the Thirty Tyrants were established at Athens under the protection of a Spartan garrison.
In 394 B.C. Conon fought off the port the battle which destroyed Spartan hegemony.