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    Explain the importance of the role or religion in Spartan Society. Religion in Sparta, like in many societies, had a purpose. Religion was important in Sparta to support the ideals of a militaristic utopian society which, after the Messenian wars, the governing forces were aiming to create. “Those who honour the gods most finely with choruses are best in war” [Socrates]. The Spartan ideal of an elite military state influenced the approach to religion and the ways in which religion would be moulded

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    Spartan Society In 431 B.C.E during the civil war in China, two Greek city-states fought for the control of the Greek world. The two Greek city-states were called Sparta and Athens. This unforgettable tale of ancient Greek civilization began when the Greeks arrival in 1900 B.C.E. The Greek era was compacted with stories of battles, conflict, and glory. It was known as “Classical Greece” which ended with the death of Alexander the Great. (Duiker, W. pg. 91) In the southeastern Peloponnesus peninsula

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    Spartan Society Analysis

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    Hellenic culture in the Spartan community was that of a humble elite. True Spartan culture is well captured in Xenophon’s work, Spartan Society, as he wrote of how this elitist society viewed not only themselves, but the other countries around them. This work shines light into the three-part worldview of the ancient, Hellenic Spartans of: humanism, idealism, and rationalism. As Xenophon begins to write over the whole of the Spartan society it can be seen how the Spartans lived out the worldview of

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    Religion within Spartan society was a fundamental aspect to enforce values and ethics onto the people of Sparta. Sparta was an extremely respected and feared militaristic state, affects and differentiates from the majority, conveying the absolute and imperative attitude the Spartans held towards their religion. The role of gods and goddesses, festivals, the kings and funeral customs convey compelling insights into the importance of religion and furthermore the basis of Spartan society. All the gods

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    Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra Name the two royal families that ruled Ancient Sparta. Agiads and Eurypontids. What is meant be the term Ephor? Ephor: (Greek ephoran,”to oversee”), The ‘Ephor’s’ were a part of the Ancient Spartan constitution. The Ephor’s were an order of five high magistrates elected by the people to represent the will of the people; they were replaced on an annual basis by vote to prevent one person becoming to power hungry or powerful. Describe the roles of helots and

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    Sparta

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    It's hard for textbooks to say anything nice about the Spartans. one may find that the Spartans described as "an armed camp," "brutal," "culturally stagnant," "economically stagnant," "politically stagnant," and other fun things. The 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

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    Essay On Spartan Life

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    The Life of a Spartan Spartans were a people of war who thrived on fighting, so naturally physical might was a much needed and wanted attribute. The children who were strong excelled to high levels in society while the weak either became farmers or scholars. The deformed or mentally handicapped were either shunned or exterminated. When a boy reached manhood, he would undergo a series of tests that involved surviving on his own and not returning to his home until he had brought home a trophy

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    Athens VS Sparta

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    goals, as well as societies. After experiencing the effects of a rising population and shortage of arable land, the Spartans moved through their mountainous western frontier in hope of seeking a new spacious land to live upon. Their decision to change their home grounds put the Spartans in great danger as they found themselves entering into the fertile plain of Messenia. Fearing that they may be overthrown by power by the Messenian resistance and the helot status, the Spartans began to seek protection

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    Demolition Man

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    an action/science fiction movie staring Sylvester Stallone as a police officer named John Spartan, Wesley Snipes as a criminal named Simon Phoenix, and Sandra Bullock as an SAPD officer named Lenina Huxley. The movie begins in the year 1996 in the "out of control" city of Los Angeles. The city is out of control. John Spartan arrests Simon Phoenix for a hostage situation, but the hostages are killed and Spartan is charged with their murders. Both men are then sent to a prison where they are to be frozen

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    Athens-Greece

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    Athens - Greece During the fifth century of Ancient Greece the city-states of Athens and Sparta represented two very different forms of living. Spartans directed their time towards their military capabilities while the Athenians were interested in comfort and culture. Sparta’s and Athens’ political and environmental differences along with their different views on women caused the two city-states to be very dissimilar. Two major forms of government existed during Ancient Greece: oligarchy and democracy

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