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Difference Between Spartans And Athenians

How and why did the values of Athenians differ from that of the Spartans? Ancient Greece provided the rudiments of Western civilisation; it has had a colossal influence on language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, science, and arts. In the following several pages I hope to demonstrate explicitly, the bold differences between the two provinces, and to suggest the relativity, of Ancient Greece conventions, to modern times. In doing this I will bring upon wars, economic stances, and most...

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Battle of Thermopylae and Athenian Education

HISTORY AND CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT IN EDCATION ASSIGNMENT: Compare and contrast the system of education in ancient Sparta and Athens and point out the relevance of these experiences to the modern theory and practice in education. INTODUCTION: (A) SPARTAN EDUCATION: When a boy child was born, the city-state of Sparta gave him a piece of land thus making him a full citizen of Sparta. The father had the right to raise him and teach him the basics until the age of 7. The boy would then be educated communally...

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Athens vs. Sparta: Was War Between the Two Inevitable?

In 480 and the years prior the Athenians and Spartans, banned together to defeat the Persian Army. The Spartans stand at Thermopylae, allowed the Athenians time to prepare, and ultimately allowed the victory. With both of these great city-states located so close together in Hellas, there differences would ultimately lead to dissension. Throughout the course of this paper, I hope to explain the reasoning behind the dissension between Sparta and Athens, made war between these former allies inevitable...

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Spartans and Athenians

Tyler Hyde AP World History Mr. Russom Hr. 1 The Spartans and Athenians had some similarities but also some vast differences. Athens was constantly changed because of their die hard democracy, while Spartan had a Cultural tradition like no other. The Athenians strived on trade while the Spartans fought. Both were similar on their religion. The Greek city states have been in quarrels for years but had to emerge at some point to save their lands. Cyrus the Great is arguably the greatest ruler...

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Spartan Warfare

by the Macedonians. On average, the depth of the phalanx appears to be about eight men deep. During the time of Alexander the Great, the phalanx was believed to be eight men deep, but some argue that it evolved into a sixteen man deep phalanx. The Spartans purposely varied the depth of their phalanx so to confuse the enemy about the number of soldiers fielded. The phalanx proved to be a very valuable weapon for the military at that time. Armies which did not adapt to the phalanx formation were quickly...

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Differences between Athens and Sparta

Differences Between Athens and Sparta Athens and Sparta, were quite different in many ways. The main differences between the two cities were their governments, education systems, people’s rights and childcare. The Spartans had a very different view on how their city should be run compared to the Athenians, their education systems taught the children of their cities completely different things, the Spartans being much more military-based and the Athenians being focused on the arts. The people of...

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Critically Examine the Origins and Consequences of the Peloponnesian War 431-404 B.C Account for the Athenian Defeat

Peloponnesian War 431-404 B.C Account for the Athenian Defeat The main Peloponnesian War or second Peloponnesian war from 431- 404 B.C was fought between the growing power Athens and the dominating power Sparta. Gilpin notes the importance of this war as it parallels many others in history and characterises realist theory in present day international politics. The following essay will examine the origins and consequences of this war and account for the Athenian defeat. The ancient historian Thucydides...

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The True Cause of Conflict Between Athens and Sparta

'The True cause of the conflict between the Athenians and the Spartans was growing fear of Athenian domination.' To what extent is this an accurate assessment? This assessment is accurate however there are other causes which led to conflict between Athens and the Spartans, which many historians have discussed the different causes of the Peloponnesian War, the two equal but different powers in control of Greece and the surrounding area. Athens with a democratic rule expanded by using the surrounding...

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Difference Between Diffusion And Osmosis

2015/5/25 Difference Between Diffusion and Osmosis | Difference Between | Diffusion vs Osmosis Difference Between Similar Terms and Objects   Search Miscellaneous Religion Islam Culture Politics Ideology Political Institutions Leaders Career & Education Fashion & Beauty Entertainment Sports Legal Geography Technology Software internet Hardware Protocols & Formats Communication Web Applications Industrial Household Equipments Career and Certifications Objects Gadgets SmartPhones Tablets Gaming Food...

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Religion, Death and Burial in Spartan Society

central role in Spartan society in the ancient world. In addition to being well known for their fierce fighting force, Spartans were well known amongst other Greek city-states for their devotion and serious attitude towards religion and the gods. Because of their strict devotion to religious practises, they were often mocked by other Greek states. The gods were to be obeyed completely and were to be respected completely by all Spartans, though in theory, this relationship between the Spartans and the gods...

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