Talk:Sparta in popular culture
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The 300 Spartans
I believe mention should be made of the 1962 movie "The 300 Spartans"
Companies using Spartan
Spartan Bicycles used (are they still in business?) a profile of a stylized Spartan helmet in the badge riveted to the head tube of their frames.
Spartan Sports www.spartansports.com uses a profile of a stylized Spartan warrior with a sword that has the company name on the blade.
See http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/spartan for what many people think of when they encounter the word "spartan". Simple, frugal, or austere.