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Rome and Sparta

Rome and Sparta: two revolutionary societies not to be reckoned with. Both places destroyed, conquered, infiltrated, and struck fear in the eyes of many peoples. The rise and falls of both places left a permanent footprint of governmental and military ideas that run the world today. Rome and Sparta were both strong in ways of life, government, and military; but where they are different they are also the same and with those ideas Rome and Sparta left a legacy held true today. Sparta was located...

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Athens and Sparta Compare and Contrast

Athens and Sparta Athens and Sparta were two of the mightiest, most prominent, and famous city-states in Ancient Greece. Within these two city-states there were very many similarities and differences whether that is culturally, politically, or generally. The main similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta are in their military, the role of males and females in society, and their type of government. One of the biggest differences between Athens and Sparta was their military and their...

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Athens VS Sparta

Athens VS Sparta               Athens and Sparta were two of the greatest Greek city states ever. Not only do these two cities have many differences but they also have some things in common too. But only one could be the best, was it Sparta or Athens?             Many people think that Sparta and Athens were completely different, but this is not true, they had many similarities. To start off they were both two of the most powerful and important city states in ancient Greece. Sparta with it...

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Athens vs. Sparta

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 for reproduction, and...

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Athens Vs Sparta

The two Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta were different in many ways. Though they may be geographically similar on the map, the two Greek city-states could not be any more different; from the way they run their government to the way they educate their children, to their country’s ancestry. These are only some of the way that Athens and Sparta are different. The two city-states are also similar in some ways, as well. Both of the city-states had partially elected governments and both strongly...

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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 vs Sparta

in ancient Athens or ancient Sparta which, would you choose? While one stands for democracy, the other stands for war. Surely having been raised in America, one is more likely to side immediately with the most democratic one. However, not everyone was equal in Athens. Also, although Sparta was almost entirely focused on war, one half of the population was not completely alienated by the other. Athens and Sparta had completely opposite ways of living. Although Sparta and Athens are in the same modern...

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Similarities Between Sparta And Athens

Compare and Contrast Essay The Effects of the Political Systems of Athens and Sparta on Common Citizens Ancient Greece was made up of fiercely independent city-states, or poleis. Two of the most significant city-states were Athens and Sparta. Athens, home of some of the most important philosophers, is famous for being the cradle of democracy. On the other hand, Sparta, the polis with some of the best warriors in Ancient Greece, was an oligarchy with two kings. Naturally, these two different political...

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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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Similarities Between Sparta And Athens

asked why he did not make Sparta a Democracy (Plutarch, 100) In Ancient Greece, the two reigning powers were Athens and Sparta. Yet each of them, despite sharing common roots, developed very different methods of governance. Athens was the first, and arguably the last, direct Democracy. Sparta, by contrast, was something of a mix between Republic, Monarchy and Oligarchy. Examining the similarities of their governments is the best way to observe the differences. Both Sparta and Athens were ruled...

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