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Athens vs. Sparta Essay During Ancient Times, many civilizations emerged from darkness and became powers in a world so small that half of it hadn’t been discovered. One of these famed civilizations was the Greek Civilization. The Greek Civilization was divided into cities known as Poleis that had their own government and culture. Sparta and Athens, the two most important Greek city states, were different in government, society and daily life. During the Greek Civilization, two forms of governments...

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athens and spartans

Applications Spartans v. Athens The Spartans and Athens had a really different life than each other. The Spartans treated their women equally to men. The Spartan women had almost the same right that Spartan men had. “Spartan women had the right to vote just like man had the right also.”(CITATION) Women were allowed to vote the same as the man were allowed to vote. They had more freedom then the Athen women. The Athens would treat their women unequally compare to man. “Athen women didn’t had the right...

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Compare/Contrast Athens and Sparta

Two classical Greek city-states, Athens and Sparta, were as similar as they were different regarding political and social structures. While Sparta kept themselves isolated from their neighbors, Athens kept themselves in contact with everyone. Sparta and Athens were both polytheistic; Sparta's patron saint was Ares and Athens' was Athena. Ares was Sparta's patron saint because Sparta was a militaristic oligarchy, meaning their government was run by a few people and revolved around warfare. Sparta's...

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Ancient Athens-Democracy

was derived from ancient Athens. Ancient Athens was very important in history because it was the first government to run as a democracy. Without their ideas, many other countries would not have a democracy. In Athens, women did not have a lot of freedom and spent most of their days in the house as a housewife. They were considered only one class above slaves and were practically an object that their husband owned. The role of women has improved a lot from Ancient Athens to modern American society...

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Athen vs Rome

Christopher Hyun Western Civilization 1 Professor Kincheloe 5/30/2013 “Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge” (Plato). Such a great philosopher like Plato, he strives to educate the people of Athens on behalf of Socrates. With the passion of various ideas on philosophy and political science, Plato pushes through his learning to teach our people. The former philosopher Socrates, Plato had gained the knowledge of the various meanings and the strive after...

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Athens vs. Sparta

Athens versus Sparta: A Comparison Athens and Sparta were the two greatest city-states in Ancient Greece. The two cities were both powerful, but their beliefs and development were very different. I will compare and contrast Athens and Sparta and finally make a decision on which city would be my favorite. The governments of Sparta and Athens both started as oligarchies. This meant that a few people held power. However, Sparta stayed that way and Athens developed into...

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Han China and Classical Athens Dbq

Peter C. DBQ Essay 09/12/12 3rd block For many reasons, Han Empire and Classical Athens have many differences. As Rudyard Kipling once wrote, Oh, East is east, West is west, And never the twain shall meet Kipling stated the obvious, the Han Empire and Classical Athens are completely different (Introduction). However, is it true? Of course these two civilizations have many differences, one is located in the west and the other is located in the east. The two civilizations are different...

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Athens vs. Sparta

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in one of the two strongest empires 2,500 years ago? Athens and Sparta were the most powerful empire and city-states in Greece 2,500 years ago. They both shared many of their beliefs and heroes, but they were very different when it came to their government. Athens had a democracy and trade while Sparta was a military state and its focus was training the people for war. Sparta was a better place because the women had more freedom, they were prized...

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Athens and Sparta

The biggest rivalry groups in the 5th century BC in Greece were the Athens and Sparta. Although they resided in the same country they both had different ways how they managed their political, economic and social structure .The main goal of the Spartans was to have an elite state of soldiers. While the Athenians main objective was to have a society that was versatile, skilled and liberal. The Spartan culture was surrounded around warfare and military. Spartan children were trained from a very young...

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Compare and Contrast Athens and Sparta

John Mulderig HIS_121_N*CTN*CTN2 Athens and Sparta: Opposites do not Attract Athens and Sparta, two civilizations of equal power, yet unequal mindsets: their societal views caused these two great empires to face a divide unlike any other in history. Sparta, with their cold iron and colder hearts left enemies in ruin. Athens was intelligent, yet militaristically inferior to Sparta. Allies during the 1000 years war, the two faced increasing animosity that eventually climaxed in ancient Greece...

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