Spartan warriors wore their hair long.
It was as much a part of their military look as their standard issue red cloak. Primping isn’t something we associate with readying for battle, but when danger loomed, Spartan warriors would take particular care of their long locks and decorate their weapons and clothes as well.
And that concludes this series on the Spartan citizens! For those interested in learning more about them, these are some sources I used in my research: