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    stood out as the elite of all militaries, Sparta. Quickly Sparta became known throughout Greece as the most highly disciplined and coordinated militaries in the world. When we had to pick a topic, we had just gone over ancient Greece and Sparta was in the chapter. It caught my attention to learning more about Sparta with a primary focus on the military and that is why I chose to do my research paper on Sparta. Another driving force for me choosing Sparta was the movie 300. I saw it when it was in

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    Sparta And Sparta

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    customs varied extensively. Some of these city-states focused on a traditional way of things where as others went on to form their own way of doing things. Sparta was by far the superior city-state in ancient Greece. This was due to its unique culture, its strong soldiers and army, and its inclusion and recognition of women in society. Sparta was a unique city-state in ancient Greece. It was a monarchy must like most of ancient Greece in its early days, then moved into what is called an oligarchy

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    The two city states of Athens and Sparta were bitter rivals in ancient times in Greece. Geographically they are close in comparison but very different in their values, lifestyle, and culture. What was Sparta and Athens culture? How tough is their militaries? Some people say that these two city states had the greatest rivalry, is this true? Sparta, the brutal city state that conquers all! Part of that is true but Sparta is just like the Vikings there ruthless but when at home and not raiding they

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    SPARTA

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    Athens vs. Sparta Athens and Sparta had many social differences, and so the way the Athenians lived was very different from the way the Spartans lived. Athenians wanted the people to, "Know thy self" and be one with their body and mind. They also believed in philosophy and in Athens there were some of the greatest philosophers. There were many people in Athens that studied philosophy. Philosophy is the study of methods and limits of human knowledge. The Athenians also believed that the individual

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    Sparta

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    reality, of course, lies somewhere behind the value judgements. In 725, the oligarchy of Sparta needed land to feed a dramatically growing population, so the Spartans went over the Taygetus mountains and took over Messenia, where a fertile plain was enough to support themselves and their newly conquered people. However, like all conquered people, the Messenians fought back in 640 BCE and almost destroyed Sparta itself. Almost defeated, the Spartans invented a new political system as dramatically revolutionary

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    Sparta

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    equality. The main Spartan ethic of equality was represented at Thermopylae because Lykurgos changed the way in Sparta that all people, including the King and members of the senate, were always treated as equals and were always equivalent in the minds of the people and government officials. This rule of equality also forced every Spartan present at the Battle of Thermopylae to die for not only Sparta but also for all of Hellas. Lykurgos installed a law, “that they [Spartans] should all live on equal footing

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    Sparta

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    Sparta was one of the strongest Greek city-states to ever exist. They fought valiantly in many wars, all because their strong military force could defeat almost anyone. They were the neighbors of Athens, a city-state that prided itself on their arts and strong government. Sparta’s dominance stems from its long history as a militaristic society. The lives of the soldiers were hard because they had to be so disciplined to last in the tough military schools that all men seemed to have attended from

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    Sparta

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    In the 7th Century BC a new era of warfare strategy evolved. Before this new strategy, foot soldiers (known as hoplites) engaged in battle in the form of one mob for each army which on the command of their generals runs at each other and proceeds to hack blindly at the enemy with little to no direction other then to kill the enemy in front of them. This proved to be very messy and the tide of battle depended mostly on emotion and size of an army. In the name of strategy and organization,

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    Characteristics Of Sparta

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    strength, perception and intellect. Luckily for Sparta, they excelled in all three traits. Greece consisted of many city states, two of which were Athens and Greece. While today we remember Athens as the birthplace of Western civilization and culture, it is Sparta that many Golden Age Greeks commend most. The Greek city state, Sparta prided themselves on a sense of belonging, freedom from foreign intervention and triumph on the battle field. During the Sparta Era, ancient Greece was a body of more than

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    sparta and athens

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    In 500 BC, the two most powerful cities in Greece were Athens and Sparta. Athens was on the sea. Its citizens had the ability to explore, trade and form relationships with other city states in Greece. Sparta was more secluded and kept to itself. Though they were both of the same country, spoke the same language and worshipped the same Gods, these cities differed largely in many ways. Both Athens and Sparta formed a government that consisted of assemblies and voting. Athens allowed a large number

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