The extended Spartan territory including Messenia was occupied by a serf population which always posed a threat of uprising (Spartan expeditionary forces always took seven serfs per hoplite with them as light infantry to reduce the potential for trouble while they were away).
Sparta was bordered in the north by cities initially hostile to it. Apart from its hereditary enemy Argos, it gradually beat these into submission and they became allies.
This several-hundred year history of internal and external threat turned them into a professional military society. They were enabled in this by having the serf population work for the warrior population, leaving them free to train for war.
Given this, Sparta did not actively pursue war. Their military strength was aimed at keeping internal control and deterring invasion. Usually they were reluctant to go to war or interfere in other cities, and needed a lot of pressure from their allies to go beyond diplomacy to declaring war.
It had taken over the southern Peloponnese Peninsula and converted the landowners to serfs who delivered half their produce to Sparta. This allowed the Spartan citizens to divert their activity to preparation for warlike activities - to protect the territory from other Greek invaders, and to keep the large serf population under control.
Each Greek city-state had to focus on military skills to survive. But Sparta had taken over the southern Peloponnesian Peninsula and turned the peoples into serfs who delivered half their produce to Sparta, and so the Spartans could turn their activities from producing food themselves, towards keeping the serfs under control and defending against external threats.
He thought that the world revolved around him.
Geographically, Sparta was the largest city-state, and all that land meant that many soldiers were needed to guard against pirates.
BOTH!, because it revolves around the sun (goes are around the sun) and rotates (turns around) to define if it is day or night if the earth didn't rotate we would be stuck with either day or night all the time and if it didn't revolve we would be stuck with the same season.
This was Sparta. The whole of Spartan Life was that of a warrior. The Spartans were trained from the age of 7 to become warriors. Indeed it was only after passing training that they were accepted into a "Soldiers Club" (In Sparta there were Many) and they then, once accepted became Citizens, aswell as soldiers.
around age 10 they started training around 12 they would trsin with armor
They revolve around planets.
No stars revolve around the planet neptune. 13 moons revolve around Neptune.
Sparta was a militaristic society while Athens was a little more interested in philosophy, knowledge, and indulgence.
Sparta was the capital city-stae of Laconia and later Messenia, in southern Greece.The original dwellers of these territories were made slaves, called HELOTS. They were said to be ten times more in number than the conquering Spartan citizens. As there were revolts against them, they set up a military statesomewhere between 700 and 600 BC. Every Spartan had to be a soldier and spent his life training and fighting.
No the world does not revolve around yoga and it should not revolve around yoga. That is nonsense the world revolves around money and market.
They revolve around the sun.
Planets revolve around the sun.
No, stars revolve around the galactic center.
they revolve around the sun 's gravitational power
no, all the planets revolve AROUND the sun.
are all planet revolve around the sun