Sparta vs. Athen



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Trinity Williams and Tyler Austin
SPARTA VS. ATHEN



I am a Spartan

Both

I am an Athenian

I am a male Sparta.




When I was born, my father took me straight to the meeting hall, where a group of elders inspected me for health.




When I was born, my family announced my birth by pinning some sheep’s wool to our front door.

In Sparta, the purpose of education was to produce capable men and women who could fight to protect the city-state.




In Athenian democracy depended on having well-prepared citizens. Education was very important in Athens.




We are one of the most important and powerful cities in Greece during the Classical period.




Boys went to school. They memorized poetry and learned to play a musical instrument, usually the lyre




Men and male children, from the age of 6, lived in the soldiers' barracks until they retired from military service.

The women were left behind to guard their homes.




From their mothers, girls learned how to cook and sew and run a home, and how to be a good wife and mother. 





MY CITY-STATE IS BETTER THEN YOURS.




Works Cited

"Ancient Greece - Sparta - The British Museum." Ancient Greece - Sparta - The British Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 May 2014.

"Ancient Greece for Kids - Main Index." Ancient Greece for Kids - Main Index. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May 2014.



"Athens, Ancient Greek City-State - Ancient Greece for Kids." Athens, Ancient Greek City-State - Ancient Greece for Kids. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 May 2014.

PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 27 May 2014.

"Sparta, Ancient Greek City-State - Ancient Greece for Kids." Sparta, Ancient Greek City-State - Ancient Greece for Kids. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 May 2014.


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