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CityStates-Greece - The City-States of Greece Sparta and...

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The City-States of Greece Sparta and Athens The Persian Wars The Delian League The Decline of Athens
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The City-States of Ancient Greece Sparta and Athens The Persian Wars The Delian League The Decline of Athens
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Now that’s tough! There is a story about a Spartan boy who, in order to conceal a fox which he had stolen, hid it beneath his cloak and allowed the fox to gnaw him rather than let the theft be revealed. He died of the wounds. If he had been discovered, the disgrace would not have been in the stealing, but in allowing it to be detected. The boy's action illustrates the main purpose of the Spartan educational system, which was to produce men capable of showing such bravery as soldiers. Military strength was felt to be necessary to Sparta for their very survival.
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Polis = City-State Greece was divided into city-states, each known as a polis. The two main city-states were Sparta and Athens. The greatest of these was Athens which was a center of intellectual and cultural development - “the nursery of western civilization.” What do you think that means?
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Athenian democracy was for free, male Athenians only. Education for men was
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