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  • Stupid Military Side Of Sparta
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    Sparta; Why the May Fly Only Lives for One Day Greece, a land of culture and philosophy, separated at its birth into two classes; Athens awoke to the cultural, intellectual side of life while its brother Sparta focused on mainly building up military power. Sparta was the brawn of Greece, while Athens was the brain. In an analogy, it would be comparing Rich N astro (The Brawn, not to say that he has no brain, but he is the most muscle-built teacher at Saint Paul's, and I needed an example that yo...
  • Only Way Sparta
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    Hypothesis: Sparta collapsed because they did not allow the helots to fight in battle The Beginning of Sparta In about 100 BCE, the Dorians invaded Greece from the North. During the Dark Ages, the Dorians made their way south, capturing the inhabitants of the lands they passed through as helots. At the beginning of the Dark Ages, it is thought that there were many Dorian settlements in Laconia, each with their own helot population. At some time during the Dark Ages, Sparta overtook these fellow ...
  • City Of Sparta And The Helots
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    The early expansion of Sparta Sparta is a town located south of the Arcadian highlands in Greece. One of a number of townships that arose on the Laconia plain was Sparta, which consisted of Pita ne, Meso a, Limn ae, and Conoura, all small villages. Sparta then conquered other nearby villages and took over the plain of Laconia. Sparta, which may mean scattered, was made up of homes and estates spread around an area centering on a small hill that came to be named Acropolis. Sparta was uncalled, un...
  • Athenians And The Spartans
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    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 inevita...
  • Charge Of The Younger Boys
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    Spartans; A Culture of War The Spartans were a very interesting civilization, who were dedicated to war and loyalty to their rulers. Families and education were thought to be useless, and war was their reason to live (Fitzhardinge, 766). I became interested in this race when I heard of their success fulness in battle. My previous knowledge of this subject was limited. I knew their name, the town in which they were based, and that they were very successful in war. What I had wanted to learn prior...
  • Athenians Vs Spartans
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    I would rather be Athenian. Too many simple reasons factor in on this decision. The Spartans were a much poorer society, and had less intellectual inventions- saying something about their education. All Athenian boys were expected to get a great education, while Athenian girls were taught such things as weaving and cooking. The boys were expected to hold public office the girls were expected to cook. Life's not sounding so bad. Another reason I would rather be Athenian is because each yeah the A...

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