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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.
The largest modern cities of Greece are: * Athens - the Capital city of Greece * Thessaloniki - the second largest city of Greece * Patra - the third largest city of Greece * Hrakleion * Larissa * Ioannina * Nafplio * Kalamata * Tripoli * Kardhica * ...
This is a very complex matter, but I'll try to give you a briefanswer. Ancient Greek Cities-States where a very small town or citywith its around territory part of them. Greeks would speak the samelanguage (in many dialects), have same religion, customs andbloodline but were very topicists and...
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 Helleniccities) in the ancient world that women had significant libertiesin comparison with other Hellenic or non-Greek cities. Atchildhood, they would take part on the gymnasium...
If you were a true Spartiate (Spartan) yes. The sole purpose of allmen was to serve the country. Work would be done be the Helots (andsome by the Perioikoi) and food would be provided by the state.During peace, a man had to train in exercise, tactics and warfareevery day as a duty. On war his sole...
Bravery, Philotimia, Patriotism, Military skills, Honour, Sense ofDuty, Anthellinism, Hostility, Conservatism etc.
The Spartans were part of an alliance of Greek city-states whichopposed the Persian invasion. The alliance drove the Persians outof mainland Greece.
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.
Athens and Sparta are both located in Greece.
Well, Sparta valued warfare more then smarts as for Athensencouraged 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...
Athens is the capital city of Greece
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...
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 afew persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by thefew.) Another view: Sparta had a limited democracy. The citizens met in assembly andvoted on issues put to them by the...
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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It changed over time - Megara, Thebes, Corinth ...
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 punitiveexpedition at Marathon by attacking the Persian infantry when its cavalry support wasabsent. In 481 there was no battle as there were no Persians forces inmainland Greece. In 480 BCE the southern Greek alliance fleet defeted the...
Athens was able to beat Sparta because they had a bettter naval unit than the Spartins
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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...
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...
A Spartans first and only vacation was to be a warrior, anythingelse would be an insult to the other Spartans. The job of tradewent to the Perioikoi, they traveled all across Greece and theAegean and made Sparta fairly rich. Spartans could travel if they wished, usually they just didn't. Thecity of...
All Spartan men were required to serve in the army, any other occupation was delegated to an underclass called periokoi. One of their duties was to act as merchants for Sparta.
They played boxing and acting!
No. Pisistratus went along to accompany Telemachus to Sparta
Naval dominance was a trademark of the Athenian military. The Athenian army was no match for the size and effectiveness of the Spartan army, but what they lacked on land, they made up for at sea, with an innovation that completely changed the face of naval warfare and would make Athens the dominant...
Athens had become so powerful after peace with Persia by convertingthe anti-Persian league which it led, into an empire of its own. Itbecame overconfident and persistently intervened in the affairs ofthe Peloponnesian League led by Sparta, leading to a showdown.
Take a map of the Mediterranean Sea and look at it from Sicily through to Asia Minor.
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There was a pass at Thermopylai (hot gates - a thermal springs area).
Leonidas is important to Greek history because he symbolize the bravery and the courage of the whole Greece. His decision to stay and fight with his 300 soldiers against the thousands soldiers of Persia made him an important figure in the Greek history.
a spartan had a helmet a shield and a spear
they had to get rid of some peoples home
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...
NO . the same goes for those who do not believe in religion. I don't care what the leaders of any particular religion says. The purpose of all religion is loving one another. Why discriminate?
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.
people called satraps were governers for the provinces.
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 andAthens, Greece .
He was able to conquer them because the Spartans and athenians were just battleing for many years so they were a weak force
Lycurgus of Sparta was the one who created the laws of Sparta but he was not a king. There were kings with the name Lycourgus (of Nemea, of Thrace etc) but they were minor kings.
If you answered D. you are correct
they fight the Persians...
"The large shield used by the Greeks was an excellent defense as it could stop most weapons of its time. In addition, its weight made it a dangerous weapon. A thrust forward with the shield could knock an opponent down, setting him up for a kill with any of the attacker's weapons. A strike from the...
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 treaties . Women 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 .
the male one is master chief, the female one is unknown only the creators know >>SPARTAN II 117 Petty Officer Master Chief's first name is John. His surname was lost when he was selected to train as a spartan.
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It changed over time. Basically in Athens adult males made up the citizen body and thearmy and navy; women were kept at home in virtual purdah runningthe family and household. There was a large number of public andprivately owned slaves with no rights and provided a workforce tohelp run the city...
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 rightseven 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 and take...
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...
IF they let they boys stay with their families they might become softies.