VISIT SPARTA

A War Like Civilization

Spartan Civilization

Sparta is a warrior society in ancient Greece that reached the height of its power after defeating rival city-state Athens in the Peloponnesian War. Sparta is a civilization where we can protect ourselves from anybody or any civilization.
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Education and School

In Sparta, people had little education such as reading an writing. Basically their education was training for the navy. Sparta didn't care about anything else except war. At the age of seven, boys were sent off to train for the navy. There, they only had one piece of clothing and no shoes. There school was very difficult.
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Spartan Sports

In Sparta their sport was fighting each other. They did this so they could become stronger and better
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Leader

The leader of Sparta is Leonidas. Leonidas is a Greek warrior king. He led Sparta to many victories at war.
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Social Structure

Boys/Men

  • Taken by soldiers from their mother at age seven.
  • Taught stories of courage and fortitude.
  • Taught to steal, but if caught they were punished.
  • At the age of about 20, they had to pass a harsh test to graduate and become a full citizen.
  • At the age of 30 they were allowed to live with their families, but they still had to continue to train.
  • At the age of 60 they retired from military service.


Girls/Women

  • Girls were sent of to school at the age of 7.
  • They learned wrestling, gymnastics, how to fight, and endure other physical training.
  • They also had a test at the age of 18-20.
  • They were assigned a husband.
  • They owned as much as a third of the property in Sparta.


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Accommodations

Visitors can live in barracks. Barracks are homes for the soldier and they live here when they are in training.