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1Amin BeshirProfessor RashmiHistory 1012 March 2020Sparta Vs. AthensAncient Greece is a land of many city-states also known as poleis. Each polis mainly had its own government, laws, rulers, and their own ideal customs; although they did have things in common such as their language and the way they practice religion. The city states represented Ancient Greece; However, the city-states did not get along. Two of the most famous and influential city-states were Sparta and Athens. During the 430BCE, Athens and Sparta were rivals which led to the preparation of the peloponnesian war between the two city-states. If anyone today were given either to be an Athenian male or a Spartan male, being an Athenian male should definitely be in the mind of everyone due to the wealthy economical system, the installation of limited democracy and power, and better living social structure.The income of wealth from the Athenian league made most males in Athens wealthy due to the expansion of trade. Athens' location was near the sea therefore, they traded to get their resources. From the 5th century BCE, Athens’ port of Piraeusbecame the most important trading centre in the Mediterranean and gained a reputation as the place to find any type of goodson the market” (Cartwright 2018). Because goods are imported and exported through Athens the economy increases dramatically making Athens a rich city-state. Athens also gained a lot of wealth from The Delian League, an alliance of Greek city-states led by the Athenians and formedto continue fighting the persian Empire. “ In 454 BCE, Pericles moved the treasury of the Delian League from Delos to Athens” (Muscato, 2020). This showed that Athens completely controlled
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