The Spartans are very famous for their act of bravery. All across the world they are known for their accomplishment. They are so famous that a movie was made in memory of them. The movie is named "300 Spartans".
The second most important piece of a hoplite’s equipment behind his shield was his Corinthian style helmet. Usually forged out of a single piece of bronze it completely covered the head with good protection leaving only two eye slits open giving it an ominous appearance. A felt padded cap was worn underneath for comfort. There were no holes for the ears so hearing was difficult.
All over the world many people dress up as Spartans to show there strength. The Spartans are described as very muscular, tough, and inspiring. To represent their personalities many people like to dress up like them.