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    Athens and Sparta. These two could not have been more different when it came to geography, government, society and ideas. As time passed Sparta and Athens went from being allies to absolutely hating each other. By around 650BC Sparta became a very dominant power in ancient Greece. They were situated in the southeastern Peloponnesus on a plain in between the mountains and the sea. They were geographically cut off, or isolated from the sea so they used the fertile soil to farm. Sparta always tried

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    These two polises were Athens and Sparta; both city states differed in many ways before the start of the Persian War. There were low rugged mountains that separated these two city states so communication and travel were difficult. The government of these two city states can be seen as a primary difference between the two. Draco, Solon, Pisistratus, and Cleithenes were four leaders that greatly influenced the political development of Athens. Athens and Sparta differed primarily in their political

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    Sparta: The Superior polis During the Greek Empire. During 750-500 B.C.E, Ancient Greece is a place that is known for some city-states, called poleis. Each polis differ particular on economically, politically, and military, When in doubt, however, the city-states did not get along. Two of the most well known and powerful city-states were Sparta and Athens. Sparta is far better than Athens on the grounds that their armed force was strong and defensive. Spartan’s government was far superior to the

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    What is sparta? Sparta is an ancient Greek city state. At the time it was one of the most powerful city states of ancient Greece, Sparta had a population of twelve hundred people. Sparta was well known for its devoted soldiers and powerful military. The word "Spartan" means simplicity and self-denial. Why was Sparta considered a war filled state? Sparta had the strongest city state military system and was the only one that was Permanente. Sparta prioritised having a strong military system over

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    ATHENS, THE CRADDLE OF DEMOCRACY, SPARTA, THE ART OF WAR Athens and Sparta, the two largest and most powerful cities in ancient Greece (between 800 and 323 BCE) were two different models of polis, their social, political and cultural values and ways of life were dramatically different. (Brand, n.d.) Athens was located in the region of Attica, a fertile valley and rich in minerals. The city was a cultural powerhouse: the cradle of democracy, the birthplace of many great philosophers, of politics,

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    Athens and Sparta were the largest, most renowned and powerful Greece poleis in the ancient time. They are remembered up till now for their political structure, and are the inspiration for democracy and represented by Athens, and dictatorship represented by Sparta. In spite of that, their political structure was similar to a great extent. In other words, both in the democratic city-state and the dictator one, only the free native-born males were the citizen, and they are only people, who have political

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    Government in Sparta

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    Government in Ancient Sparta Supposedly formed by Lycurgus, the government in Sparta is very unique in that it is an Oligarchy; combining monarchy, aristocracy and democracy. The reason for this is that few people actually ruled Sparta, and their power or time in office was limited to avoid corruption. There were two kings to keep a check on one another, there were 28 members of the Gerousia – a council of elders that included the two kings, five ephors who held in their hands the highest of

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    Athens And Sparta

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    Athens and Sparta, two great cities of Greece having a great historical value. The first, with a population of 140,000 people and the second with a population of 100,000 people. The climate of Athens is a Mediterranean climate, while the Sparta one is rather temperate but very dry. Due to soil erosion and not much vegetation, water was a rare commodity in Sparta. Both populations depended on agriculture. Athens with a democratic government, while Sparta had a dictatorial government or military service

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    Life In Sparta

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    War…. Blood.... This is Sparta A Spartan man lies in the middle of a battle, covered in blood with his mother’s determind voice ringing in his ears, “If you can’t come back with your shield, come back on your shield.” Sparta had very strong morals, and thought all should fight to the death. Even though Athens had a culture that focused on, and valued important and strong morals, such as playwright, school, and government, Sparta was the superior city state because of the freedom and rights they

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    Sparta And Athens

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    participation in Public life and decision making in the community have dissimilar approach for Sparta and Athens. In Sparta, there is a sense of similarity amongst male citizens as they are all soldiers and had political rights, but Spartan men are divided by wealth. Therefore, there is no equality amongst its citizens. Only free born native males of Sparta or Athens had any form of right to public political life. In Sparta, the native males are automatic members of the public assembly where they can vote annual

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