Temples, intellect, wit, art, learning, and especially creativity were valued in Athens.
Athens focuses mostly on school, creating smart productive people.
Athens used a democracy, where the people made all the governments decisions.
Made up of free, 18 year old men. This group proposes laws.
The Council of 500
Any citizen is free to join, but they must first win a lottery. There is a limit of 500, they propose laws, and they are paid.