Who was the smartest Spartan?
Lucy is one of the smallest Spartan-IIIs. At age 12, at the time of Operation: TORPEDO, she was only 160 centimeters (5 ft 3 in) tall and weighed 70 kilograms (150 lb) which was small for a Spartan-III of that age.
Leonidas, the king of Sparta
Leonidas (540-480 BC), the legendary king of Sparta, and the Battle of Thermopylae is one of the most brilliant events of the ancient Greek history, a great act of courage and self-sacrifice.
Leonidas was Sparta's legendary warrior king, who with his three hundred brave warriors defended the narrow pass at Thermopylae against the mighty Persian king Xerxes.
Yûko was kidnapped and replaced by a flash clone at the age of 6 for the SPARTAN-II project. Though physically the weakest of any of the SPARTANS she was still physically stronger than a normal human.
Leonidas, (died 480 bc, Thermopylae, Locris [Greece]), Spartan king whose stand against the invading Persian army at the pass of Thermopylae in central Greece is one of the enduring tales of Greek heroism, invoked throughout Western history as the epitome of bravery exhibited against overwhelming odds.
"Kelly's the fastest Spartan." Petty Officer, First Class Kelly-087, born Kelly Shaddock, is a SPARTAN-II supersoldier of the UNSC Naval Special Warfare Command. She is renowned for her incredible speed, even without her MJOLNIR armor.
Peter Walters (Spartan -001)
Samuel's biography on Halo Waypoint originally listed his armored height as 238.8 cm (7 ft 10 in) and his unarmored mass as 155.6 kg (343 lb, though erroneously converted to 324 lb). This was consistent with his description as the largest of the Spartan-IIs and as being a head taller than John-117.
Yet there was another man, one of Leonidas' 300, namely Aristodemus of Sparta, the only survivor of the epic battle.
Owing to their own numerical inferiority, the Spartans were always preoccupied with the fear of a helot revolt. The ephors (Spartan magistrates) of each year on entering office declared war on the helots so that they might be murdered at any time without violating religious scruples.
What made Spartans so strong?
But Spartan schooling's emphasis on fitness did help Spartan soldiers on the battlefield. “It made them tougher/stronger, more able to sustain the weight of a heavy basically wooden shield in the summer sun, better at pushing and shoving, better at stamina,” Cartledge says.
Neural degeneration was also considerably slowed, estimated to be nearly three times slower than that of an unaugmented human in peak health. While the ONI initially projected optimal Spartan lifespan to be 150 Earth years, it would later be extended to 200.
A Persian army led by Xerxes I defeated Greek forces led by the Spartan king Leonidas in the Battle of Thermopylae.
Due to their extraordinary successes in the face of overwhelming odds, the Spartan-IIs and the Master Chief are rated as “hyper-lethal” by ONI tactical analysts.” pg 57.
|Battle of Thermopylae|
|Casualties and losses|
|4,000 (Herodotus)||c. 20,000 (Herodotus)|
Leonidas Kaselakis (Greek: Λεωνίδας Κασελάκης; born June 1, 1990) is a Greek professional basketball player and the team captain for Peristeri of the Greek Basket League. He is a 2.02 m (6 ft 7 1⁄2 in) tall, 109 kg (240 lbs.)
According to Spartan founder Joe De Sena, first-time racers fail certain Spartan obstacles about 90% of the time: the Spear Throw, the Rope Climb, the Tyrolean Traverse, and the Multi-Rig.
Halo's Spartans owe their abnormal sizes to physical augmentations designed to better equip humanity for inter-species warfare. The use of augmentations to create super soldiers began with the ORION Project, which attempted to enhance the abilities of adult UNSC soldiers, but was largely unsuccessful.
Sprint – Spartan's shortest course, at 3+ miles and around 20 obstacles. Super – 8+ miles, around 24 obstacles and a tougher terrain. Beast – 12+ miles, 30+ obstacles and many…
Petty Officer James-005 was a SPARTAN-II supersoldier. He participated in numerous battles during the Human-Covenant War as part of Blue Team.
Who is Spartan 003?
SPARTAN-003, or Mike, was a SPARTAN supersoldier, of the SPARTAN-II Program's 1st Generation, and a part of the NavSpecWar group in the UNSCDF, and at times, an ONI operative, under the designation TRIAD.
There are few characters as famous in gaming as Spartan John-117, more commonly known as Master Chief, the so-called “Last Spartan” who saved humanity in its darkest hours.
Fred-104. Fred-104 is a Spartan-II and one of the Master Chief's closest friends.
Depending on the type of Spartan the height of a Spartan II (fully armored) is ≈2.4 meters (≈8 feet tall), a Spartan III (Fully armored) is ≈2.1 meters (≈7 feet tall), and a Spartan IV (Fully armored) stands on average a little shorter at ≈2.05 meters (≈6+ feet tall), all while boasting a reinforced endoskeleton.
Coming in just outside the top three is the Palmerton race at Pennsylvania's Blue Mountain, yet another steep and daunting ski resort. But this one is on another level. Coined by Hammond as the toughest Super that Spartan offers, elite Spartans year after year have met their match on this mountain.
Even today, the word “Spartan” conjures up an image of an awesomely fit, skillful fighter, indifferent to pain and fear. “Other [Greek] city states had fine armies,” explains Kimberly D. Reiter, an associate professor of ancient and medieval history at Stetson University. “Sparta was recognized by most as the best.”
No one could deny that Spartans were one of the most impressively organized militaristic cultures in history. Their style of warfare, an eight-person-deep unwavering wall of shields and spears, broke nearly anyone who went up against them.