Spartan Life

By: Isabella Nunez and Diego Chavez

Sparta

Ancient Sparta is a city-state in Greece. A city-state is a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state. Also Sparta was known for its great army, they had fierce warriors and defeating Athens in the Peloponnesian war. Sparta was an oligarchy meaning that they were ruled by a group of people. Spartan men lives revolved around war and fighting, Sparta was one of the strongest city-states. They didn’t fight for money, they fought for pride and glory.

Peloponnesian Game - Isabella and Diego

Spartan Life

Sparta is the strongest city-state because they have the strongest men and are always winning their battles. The city-state military strength has inspired many throughout civilization. Although Sparta was not about art and culture, they have a great army and always fighting for their people.Spartan boys were trained to be soldiers from their youth. They were raised by their mothers until the age of seven and then they would enter a military school called the Agoge. At the Agoge the boys were trained how to fight, but also learned how to read and write. Spartan boys were trained to be soldiers from their youth. They were raised by their mothers until the age of seven and then they would enter a military school called the Agoge. At the Agoge the boys were trained how to fight, but also learned how to read and write.Unlike their counterparts in the city of Athens, the Spartans didn't study philosophy, art, or theatre, they studied war. The Spartans were widely considered to have the strongest army and the best soldiers of any city-state in Ancient Greece. All Spartan men trained to become warriors from the day they were born.