Athens

socratic method

Children in Athens.

  • Athen children had a very different life style than the Spartans. In Athenian schools only boys where taught.
  • One teacher taught them how to read, write, and do arithmetic.
  • Another teacher taught them sports
  • A third teacher taught them to sing and play a instrument called the Lyre.
  • Girls in Athens stayed at home and where taught by there mothers.
  • Girls where taught to spin, weave and other household deities.
  • The only girls that where taught to read where the ones who came from rich families.

Athenians goverment

Gods and godesses

The city of Athens was named after the goddess Athena.

  • goddess of
  • wisdom
  • war