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2.9 - the “Great Rhetra”[Dillon 6.5-6 mixed...

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2.9. Early Sparta earliest Sparta Bronze Age Mycenaean palace LBA collapse Early Iron Age (synoecism) Sparta and Laconia location and natural resources internal colonization territory Spartan ideologies Dorian invasion (compare Homeric Sparta) conservatism, suspicion of luxury [Dillon 6.65-71, 80] anti-tyrant stance [Dillon 6.57-59] militaristic state aristocracy hoplite infantry relations among citizens Spartan expansion north: conflicts with other Peloponnesian powers Argos, Arcadia (Tegea) [Dillon 6.54-56] west: Messenia (epic Pylos) Peloponnesian League [Dillon 6.61-63] Messenian Wars (8th-7th centuries) goal propaganda: Tyrtaios [Dillon 6.8-12] relationship to colonization [Dillon 2.23] helots [Dillon 6.7, 6.52, 5.44-50] control extent of subjugation effects on Spartan society Spartan social classes (system of exlusions) Spartiates perioikoi helots slaves Spartan government
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mythical origins: Lykourgos [Dillon 6.1-4]
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Unformatted text preview: the “Great Rhetra” [Dillon 6.5-6] mixed constitution [Dillon 6.25] diarchy gerousia [Dillon 6.20-22, 29] ephors [Dillon 6.23-24] assembly ( apella ) [Dillon 6.5] Aristotle's view [Dillon 6.37-44] manpower governing institutions finances education Spartan society economy land division ( kleroi ) [Dillon 6.48] extent of trade totalitarian system hoplites & helots goal ( eunomia ) Spartan citizens training of Spartan males ( agoge ) [Dillon 6.49-51; 4.23] life of Spartan men [Dillon 6.46-49] women (role in society) [Dillon 4.15-22] Spartan religion hero cults Menelaos and Helen (Menelaion) others cult of Artemis festivals of Apollo (Hyakinthia, Karneia [Dillon 3.30]) buildings Spartan King Kleomenes (rules ca. 520-490 BCE) [Dillon 6.72-78, p. 594 Table I] activity in the Peloponnesos vs. Argos (Battle of Sepeia, 494 BCE) beyond the Peloponnesos Boiotia Athens Persia untimely end the limits of Spartan power...
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