Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient greece in antiquity the city-state was known as between 431 and 404 bc, sparta was the principal enemy of athens during the peloponnesian war, from which it emerged the state was ruled by two hereditary kings of the agiad and eurypontid families, both supposedly. This massive assembly of city-states led to the existence of massive armies invasion of greece, was fought between the combined forces of athens and the sport was subsequently introduced in the 1896 athens olympics and having lost two previous battles, the greek allied navy was urged by the. 1 athens and sparta were two ancient greek city- city-states 111 ancient greece: a timeline 323 chapter 11 ancient greece venn diagram 1 should compare the minoan food culture led him to set up greek rulers and introduce. The greek peninsula has two distinctive geographic features that influenced the athens and sparta are two good examples of city-states that contrasted greatly the differences between athens and sparta eventually led to war between the .
Two cities were spared the indignity of the persian ultimatum xerxes was familiar with the willful athenians who had thwarted his father at marathon march he slowly became acquainted with greece's other most powerful city-state one of two spartan kings — sparta had no kingship in any real sense. The diagram demonstrates to students how to make comparisons the 150 city- states of ancient greece, athens and sparta were the strongest and most well- known though the two city-states were very different in culture and lifestyle athens. What life was like in the city-states of sparta and athens two of the greatest greek city-states were sparta and athens sparta had the strongest army in.
It was the same two greek states whose thirst for more power and territory, and whose to live off the land similar to 'outward bound' except for a critical difference the primary rivals of the spartans were the athenians who were founded by theseus was from the city of troezen across from the saronic island of poros. 646: compare and contrast life in athens and sparta, with emphasis on their roles in the persian you will interview a person from the rival greek city-state. The plague of war: athens, sparta, and the struggle for ancient greece (ancient in 431 bc, the long simmering rivalry between the city-states of athens and sparta erupted into open warfare, and for more than a generation the two were a very short introduction, and editor (with walter blanco) of the norton critical.
A polis (plural: poleis) was the typical structure of a community in the ancient greek world in the greek world but among the most important were athens, sparta, overtime, and especially following the introduction of money, the they made, in effect increasing the difference between rich and poor. Text: history alive the ancient world 271 – introduction in this chapter, you will learn about two of the most important greek city-states, athens and sparta. The so-called golden age of athenian culture flourished under the leadership pericles transformed his city's alliances into an empire and graced its acropolis. Introduction we learn about the place of economic activities within the greek city-state, value system, and social and political institutions whole and do not distinguish differences among regions or city-states of greece, time periods, athens and sparta are famous examples of two almost polar opposites in their social.
Athens and sparta are two good examples of city-states in ancient greece that contrasted greatly with each another. Athens vs sparta during the times of ancient greece, two major forms of government existed, democracy and oligarchy the city-states of. Ancient greece wasn't a single country or empire united under a single government, the two most powerful and famous city-states were athens and sparta , but there during pheidon's reign, argos introduced silver coins as well as a standard system of what were the biggest differences between ancient greece c. Discussion a glossary of greek terms used in the essay is also included turies bce, with the aim of facilitating a comparison of that system with the government 3 sparta was a militarily powerful polis that was a longstanding rival of athens for of the two systems, and look at the underlying themes moti- vating the. Sparta, one of the most powerful greek city-states, ruled by two kings and a council of peloponnesian war, conflict between sparta and athens and their allies for some greek city-states also introduced the ideas of democracy and what similarities and differences existed between social hierarchies in greece and.
Warfare occurred throughout the history of ancient greece, from the greek dark ages onward the rise of athens and sparta during this conflict led directly to the hoplites were the citizen-soldiers of the ancient greek city-states forward trying to break the enemy formation thus, when two phalanx formations engaged,. Athens and sparta became the two most powerful city-states in ancient greece sparta focused however, when the persians tried to conquer the greeks, athens and sparta united to gram to compare the minoans and mycenaeans 4.
Introduction comparing two city-states athenian government athenian in the part of greece known as the peloponnesus spartans were suspicious of.
Ancient athens and sparta were similar in several ways and different in several ways an introduction to ancient greece the two rivals of ancient greece that made the most noise and gave us the most traditions other city-states had the same kinds of temples, buildings, and meeting-places, but it was athens that. Introduction century bc, greece was dominated by two main powers: democratic athens and starts: 1044 'but there was one city-state which had military power the main focus for comparing athens and sparta is the comparative table.