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The answer HELOT has 116 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of helot in various dictionaries:
noun - (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord
A person in servitude; a serf.
noun - a slave or serf
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Serf of ancient Sparta|
|Spartan field hand|
|Old Greek serf|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.|
|(Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord|
|A member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, intermediate in status between slaves and citizens.|
|One of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta, neither a slave nor a free citizen.|
|A person in servitude a serf.|
|Helot might refer to|
The Helots (; Ancient Greek: , heílotes) were a subjugated population group that formed the main population of Laconia and Messenia, the territory controlled by Sparta. Their exact status was already disputed in antiquity: according to Critias, they were "slaves to the utmost", whereas according to Pollux, they occupied a status "between free men and slaves". Tied to the land, they primarily worked in agriculture as a majority and economically supported the Spartan citizens.|
* The number of helots in relation to Spartan citizens varied throughout the history of the Spartan state; according to Herodotus, there were seven helots for each Spartan at the time of the Battle of Plataea in 479 BC. Thus the need to keep helot population in check and preventing rebellion was one of the main concerns of the Spartans. Helots were ritually mistreated, humiliated and even slaughtered: every autumn the Spartans would declare war on the helots so they could be killed by a member of the Crypteia without