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  • Sparta

    SPARTA THE LAND OF WARRIORS The Spartan City State formed what is probably the most intense military in ancient history. The ancient Spartan warriors are known for their bravery‚ and skill. At their peak they proved themselves to be the best of the Greek warriors‚ the best fighting force of their time. Spartan fitness was very important even at birth‚ according to History.com (8 Reasons It Wasn’t Easy Being Spartan) “All Spartan infants were brought before a council of inspectors and examined

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    The Decline of Sparta in 371BC Sparta has been famous since antiquity for her military strength; indeed‚ it was believed by most Greeks that if Sparta rose against Attica‚ Athens would not be able to hold out for more than three years before surrendering. So‚ if Sparta was considered one of the strongest players in the classical world‚ why would she fall? The numbers of Spartiates have long been suggested as the main contributing factor in her decline. According to Plutarch‚ at the Battle of Leuctra

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    Ridge Spartan Art and Culture Spartan sculptors were active in pan-European sites such as Delphi and Olympia.Pausanias‚ traveling through Sparta in the second century AD‚ recorded hundreds of significant buildings – temples‚ monuments‚ tombs‚ and public buildings – that were part and parcel of Spartan art and culture. According to contemporary sources‚ Sparta was particularly renowned for its music and dance. Spartan bronze works were coveted as gifts and imports. Spartan poets were admired throughout

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    society of no other than Sparta. (2nd SLIDE TURN) We can see here the representation of the stereotypical ideal of a Spartan. But what grants this nation this profound ideal of strength‚ who are they? And more importantly what truly is Sparta? To understand the depths of time one must start from the beginning. The Greek mythology behind Sparta told that the founder of the city was Lacedaemon‚ a son of Zeus‚ who gave his name to the region and his wife’s name to the city. Sparta‚ also known as Lacedaemon

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  • Sparta and Athens

    Was Sparta a better place than Athens? Spartans is known for its military training while Athens lives in world of luxury. Each state has its own good or bad and you can’t say something is better at everything than another one. First of all‚ children are mistreated in Sparta like going to military training at the age of seven and killing “weak” babies. Who said they didn’t have the potential to become the next Plato. In order to have a pure race Spartans started to kill the babies who look “weak”

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  • The Strength of Sparta

    The Strength of Sparta The strength of a state depends on the amount of glory within. Every man needs to be courageous in order for the whole to thrive. If an army is successful‚ it’s because each warrior had courage. In Sparta‚ if everyone didn’t excel at the same level‚ there wouldn’t be excellence as a whole. The amount of courage that a hoplite exhibited also showed how strong the state was. The state was above the self. Education is one form of building up the people to be stronger

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  • Sparta Speech

    love the light of dawn.” This is a quote taken from ancient Spartan society that was said to the young men who were in the process of becoming soldiers. While Sparta is most popularly known as a warrior society‚ it had many other characteristics that made it revered. No other civilization during the Classical Era can be compared to that of Sparta. Sparta’s legendary warriors‚ women‚ and politics made it a true iconic civilization during that time period. Of course‚ the main topic for discussion

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  • aathens and sparta

    The Compare and Contrast of Athens and Sparta Gregory Smith pd.1 8/29/13 Athens Sparta About: The capital and largest city of Greece. Known in Greek as Sparti. The city lies at the southern end of the central Laconian plain‚ on the right bank of the Eurotas River. Country: Greece Greece Population (Modern): 3‚761‚811 18‚184 Population (Ancient): 140‚000 100‚000 Region: Attica Laconia Climate: Mediterranean climate. Fairly temperate but very dry. Economy (Modern):

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  • Athens and Sparta

    Athens and Sparta Athens and Sparta had many similarities and differences. They were both city-states in Greece‚ although they had very different characteristics. Athens and Sparta had different forms of government‚ economies‚ and interests. Athens was a lot more laid back and about the individual. They had artists and writers where Sparta had soldiers. Sparta was all about what was good for Sparta. Athens had one of the first Democracies. This was huge because before Democracy their

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  • Athens And Sparta

    Athens and Sparta In Ancient Greece‚ two competitive cities formed with similar beliefs but completely different lifestyles. Although‚ both Athens and Sparta shared similar religious views and permitted slavery‚ their social standards were different. Athens valued education tremendously‚ giving men a full schooling while Sparta didn’t prioritize education since they valued their military training more. Sparta held a higher social rank of women than Athens since women were free citizens

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