Athens; The Better Civilization
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Who's better? Athens or Sparta?
What's The Difference Between Athens and Sparta?
Their lives were different, too. Spartans lives were simple, their only focus was war and obedience. Young boys were trained to be warriors, and young girls were trained to be mothers of warriors.
Athenians lives were full of creativity. You got good education and could pursue of many kids of arts or sciences. Boys, could serve in the army or navy, business, or education. While girls must pursue another job.
That's only some of the differences between these two cities. There are many more besides these reasons.
Athens had an Olympics that was similar to ours.
Brains vs Fighters
Athens is known to be successfully smart, while Sparta is known for their military skills, but they're known not to be so smart. Spartans didn't enjoy books like Athens did. At 7 years old, Spartans sent children to train for the military.
Here is a map showing Athens and Sparta location in ancient Greece.
This war was called the Peloponnesian War. Historians divided up this war into three phases. In the first phase, called Archidamian War, Sparta attacked Attica repeatedly, while Athens took advantage of Peloponnesian and raided the coast of it.