Both were strictly ruled - Sparta was a limited democracy, Athens for a time became a radical democracy. Spartan citizens devoted their time to military training as they had a serf population to support them, Athenians did part-time military training only as they had to earn a living.
Sparta was ruled by only a few of its men, but Athens was ruled by all of its male citizens.
Sparta was ruled by two kings and its council, the Gerousia.
What happened was that Sparta ruled over Athens by 50 years juntil they got independenced...
Pericles ruled Athens in 460 b.c when Athens and Sparta were the most powerful city-states
Sparta is ruled by two kings and Athens is ruled by a group of warriors. IN Athens u don't ave to let go of your children even if they are weak or strong
No, Sparta had a dual monarchy.
The difference between Athens and Sparta is:SParta is a oligarchy.Athens is a direct-democracyOne difference between the city-states of Athens in Sparta was that Sparta was ruled by a king while Athens was overseen by a democratically elected group.