Sparta

What is life like in ancient Sparta?

Spartan's government

Sparta was run by a government called an oligarchy. An oligarchy is run by a few citizens, but in Sparta, the citizens running the oligarchy were all 60 or over. In an oligarchy, there are two kings, 28 citizens over 60 years old, and all men over age 30 belonged to the assembly.

Military

Spartan women.

Spartan women had total control of their house because the men were in the barracks. Women didn't have their own military training, but they did have a way of staying in shape. The women would play sports and games to stay in shape.