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Sparta

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One of the city states of ancient Greece, Sparta was well known for its warrior culture.
This is a very complex matter, but I'll try to give you a brief  answer. Ancient Greek Cities-States where a very small town or city  with its around territory part of them. Greeks would speak the same  language (in many dialects), have same religion, customs and  bloodline but were very...
Almost all the same as the boys. Sparta is the first known Faction  (was more a Kingdom rather a City-State as as most of Hellenic  cities) in the ancient world that women had significant liberties  in comparison with other Hellenic or non-Greek cities. At  childhood, they would take part on the...
If you were a true Spartiat (Spartan) yes. The sole purpose of all  men was to serve the country. Work would be done be the Helots (and  some by the Perioikoi) and food would be provided by the state.  During peace, a man had to train in exercise, tactics and warfare  every day as a duty. On war...
That' s tricky one. Athens had the most bulletproof judicial system  up to date, yet they sentenced Socrates to death. I think I'd pick  modern day Canada or Sweden.
Bravery, Philotimia, Patriotism, Military skills, Honour, Sense of  Duty, Anthellinism, Hostility, Conservatism etc.
There were half a million Persians and only 300 Spartans and the Spartans won.
Yes, the 300 Spartan hoplites with their 2,000 light infantry continued to hold the pass to let their 4,000 Greek allies escape and died to preserve them.
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Athens and Sparta are both located in Greece.
Well, Sparta valued warfare more then smarts as for Athens  encouraged the education for the young boys.
Spartans mostly focused on trade and wealth but had to have war in order to gain it. Sparta was harsh and even cruel. The Spartans themselves were tough, silent, and grim. Sparta's army easily equaled that of Athens' in the 400's B. C.. However, Sparta never came close to equaling Athens' others...
Sparta was built around 13 century B.C
In Athens women had no rights. In Sparta women had lots of rights
so it can control the neghbioring city state for there resources.
It was a blocking action to bring on a navel action in the nearby strait in which the Greeks hopd to destroy the Persian naval threat. The naval battle failed so the Thermopylai pass was abandoned. The Spartan force of 2,400 (300 armoired infantry and 2,1oo light infantry) selflessly continued to...
Athens treated the children differently, for example...Boys were taught reading, writing, mathematics, music, poetry, and sports. While in Sparta, they took them away from their parents at 7 yrs. old, to train for war.
In the southern Peloponnese Peninsula.
No, they didn't. Sparta was an oligarchy.   (Oligarchy: a form of government in which all power is vested in a  few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the  few.) Another view: Sparta had a limited  democracy. The citizens met in assembly and voted on issues put to  them...
the spartans girls was mostly just for making babys.the spartans was all about war so thay need some way to get more soldiers. thay took the babys away from ther moms at the age of 7 (the mom are not loveing to ther babys boys there are just for war) so thay can start traning boys turn 20 there...
You have to complete basic training.
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The Greeks admired their strength. They were powerful and other than there numbers had strategy and conquered.
it was beter because their govnerment was democracy which means the people were the rulers no king or any body like that
Spartan boys did not sleep on mats. They slept on reeds. They had very hard and uncomfortable beds with no sheets or pillows.
well, she was born in 440 B.C.E, and she lived in Sparta....oh yeah she trained in 396 B.C.E
In 490 BCE Athens and its ally Plataia defeated a Persian punitive expedition at Hxxxxxx by attacking the Persian infantry when its cavalry support was absent. In 481 there was no battle as there were no Persians forces in mainland Greece. In 480 BCE the southern Greek alliance fleet defeted the...
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Sparta, because it was a military state. They emphasized the military. The boys were given an education that was military-based and one which valued obedience to authority. Therefore, Sparta was the stricter city state.
To hold the pass to precipitate a naval battle in the adjacent strait at Artemesion. They lost the sea battle, withdrew from the pass and refought the sea battle successfully at Salamis. it was important to destroy the Persian fleet at it both threatened the Greek cities which therefore kept their...
During the Dark Ages of ancient Greece, the two wereindistinguishable. Small city-states that we know very little aboutwith complex tribal beliefs and a king called a basileus. During the Archaic Period, however, the two developed into distincttypes of city-state. Athens went from an autocracy to...
They had turned their geographical disadvantages to their own favour by building the long walls from the city to their port. They could then defend themselves, supply themselves by sea and launch sea invasions against their enemies - all in their favour. This allowed them to keep going for 27 years...
A Spartans first and only vacation was to be a warrior, anything  else would be an insult to the other Spartans. The job of trade  went to the Perioikoi, they traveled all across Greece and the  Aegean and made Sparta fairly rich.   Spartans could travel if they wished, usually they just...
They played boxing and acting!
Inter-city warfare continued on in Greece until Thebes became dominant, Persia imposed peace to stop the warfare spilling over into its empire, Macedonia rose to dominance in this vacuum.
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There was a pass at Thermopylai (hot gates - a thermal springs area).
Because athens had freedom they did any thing they wanted. At theaters they drank hard, made inapporpiate jokes, and criticized politicians. Because of this sparta was able to defeat them in 404 b.c. They never saw it coming. the athen are lazy to sparta did not allow luxturie because it made them...
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It was that the girl kids stayed hame and learned skills like cooking, cleaning, took care of kids while the boy kids went to school for about 2-3 years and learned the basics
No they didn't Spartans wore very little armour and also wore a red cloak to disguise the blood unlike the Athenians.
Girls in Sparta did go to school, but only for physical fittness. They did not go for education.Thank you for reading my answer follow me on instagram @ camobabe13
Destroyed farms and homes around Athens.
except two which left from theropylae because of injuries all the rest died in battle.
 There is no time difference between Johannesburg, South Africa and  Athens, Greece   
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they fight the Persians...
they were to go to a type of school where they learned reading, combat and survival skills.
because they thought that they will lose power and not be a great city state
i have some: Was the first and only Greek city-state to develop a system of mutual defense treatiesWomen enjoyed elementary rights such as the right to property ownership and public education.
Sparta became temporarily dominent, Persia regained influence in the area and Thebes ovetturned Spartan ascendancy.
There were Spartans, perioci and heliots (the slaves). Spartans were mostly men, as men were full citizens and held all the power. Sparta was a military city, and mostly produced and trained armies/soldiers. Babies were checked to see if they were healthy. If they were not, they would be left to die...
The Spartans (Laconians) sought to expand their territories to gain access to arable fields , water and mineral resources . Those peoples conquered became Helots (slaves) which , in turn , worked the land under Spartan supervision .
It changed over time.    Basically in Athens adult males made up the citizen body and the  army and navy; women were kept at home in virtual purdah running  the family and household. There was a large number of public and  privately owned slaves with no rights and provided a workforce to ...
Yes, because they had to gain knowledge and learn to write and read for basic needs.
Life for women in Sparta were very rough. They had very few rights  even though they were respected because they give birth to solders.  Women in Sparta had to be tough when there husband was away at war.  Women in Sparta were married very young to men older than them.  They also could own land...
It gave Athenians great prestige. Some city-states became wary of Athenian power and intentions. Others were happy to her as an ally. Persia concentrated on buying over (northern) city-states to its side to erode those which were hostile to its increasing influence. Athens was able to influence...
IF they let they boys stay with their families they might become softies.
Because they don't want distraction from these kind of things, so they can't practice fighting or train. They give their loyalty completely to their polis (their city)
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they did not. Boys went to military training at the age of 7. Girls had no education at all. They stayed indoors and did household work, and didnt get out much at all.
There were several wars in which they were on opposite sides, and some where they were on the same side. The main one was the Peloponnesian War between the Peloponnesian League and Athenian Empire 431-404 BCE.
the Spartans were polytheistic
No, Menelaus was not a god. He was the king of Sparta, and the husband of Helen. He fought to win her back in the Trojan war.
1. The dispute over Corcyra. 2. The dispute over Potidaia. 3. The dispute over Megara. 4. The attack on Plataia.
A broadly-based oligarchy. Adult males of the Spartan warrior class  had the vote.The dual kings were war leaders who also had religious  duties.
The mayor of Sparta, Greece, is Stavros Argeitakos.
None whatsoever. It did not affect the outcome of the war in any way. It provided an apocrophal story of sacrifice for later generations to the present day.
The food was suppose to be nasty so people can concentrate on war.
They did not flee to any island. They sent their families to other cities, embarked their army on their fleet, and fought with the coalition of Greek states at Salamis.
Sparta was temporarily the main power until overturned by Thebes three decades later.
They didn't. You had to be born into it.
The Spartans were were a militaristic society, the Athenic culture was more philosophical. Their interpretation on how to apply their civic duty would be too different to compare. A Spartan son with a scholarly turn of mind, for instance, would have been considered anathema, whereas that same child...
No. They did not get further south than Athens.