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05/13/09 1 Mountainous inland of the country Craggy mainland on the sea Paternal and Individualistic Society
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05/13/09 2 Ancient Greek Civilizations and Family Development The class system in Athens was made up of two distinct classes: Citizens and Slaves
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05/13/09 3 Two main cities of influence in Ancient Greece Sparta and Athens Athens was a center for creativity and education. Philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle
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05/13/09 4 Sparta life was much simpler. Focus was on obedience and war Sparta: More physical and war like mentality
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05/13/09 5 Spartan life was much simpler. Focus was on obedience and war Spartans freed the slaves if they went into military service Spartans were serious warriors
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05/13/09 6 Women in Sparta Spartan women were taught to read and write Expected to be able to protect themselves Did not go into war, but were able to protect themselves Girls education was as brutal as the boys Many events such as javelin, discuss, foot races were for both sexes
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05/13/09 7 Spartan marriages Non-ceremonial event The Woman was abducted at night by her suitor Her head was shaved, identifying that she has been taken and is now married. She had no choice. Made to wear men’s clothing and lie on straw pallet in the dark.
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8 After this she would meet with her husband only for procreation. That was her only function. She would become a woman through marriage. This was her right of passage. Polyandry and polygyny were common in Sparta They each could have many spouses, but had no status at all. When a child was born the mother had little to do with
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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