The Early Greek Period.Athens and Sparta

The Early Greek Period.Athens and Sparta - 5. Boys lived...

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The Early Greek Period 8 th , 7 th , and 6 th Century 800-500 BC II Sparta - (Dorians) A. Building solders B. Not into education, art, poetry, architecture, and theater C. Stratified society 1. Spartiates – only true Spartans 2. Neighbors – free, but no political rights 3. Helots – slaves D. Sent out only a few colonies E. Only polis with a standing army F. Military barrack-like existence G. Spartiates was forbidden to engage in agriculture, trade, or professional work – only a professional soldier 1. Had a farm, but Helots worked it 2. Dined in public dining halls 3. Family life severely limited 4. Babies judged weak were destroyed
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Boys lived with mothers until age 7 6. Intellectual education, there was none H. Trade, foreigners, and foreign ideas forbidden I. Spartiates were admired by other polises for courage, discipline pride, and commitment J. Story told by Plutarch III. Athens (Ionians) A. City of ideas, architecture, art, philosophy, theater, mathematics, and science B. A sense of the common good C. 621 Draco Code of Law 1. Draconian severe law 2. Cylon A. 594 Solon The greatest economist of antiquity E. The above events transformed Athens into a flourishing city...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course HUMANITIES 2220 taught by Professor Elizabetheschbach during the Winter '08 term at Valencia.

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