Come and Live in Athens!

By Tayyibah Abbas

Come to Athens!

Athens is located in central Greece, only 4 miles from the Aegean Sea.
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3 acre land plots are for 100,000 Athenian Owl coins.

Government

Athens is a democracy. Only men are allowed to be citizens, but that doesn't mean that men and women aren't treated fairly.

Athens is guaranteed to give your family the best experience of living in a safe place!

Economy

Athens' economy was based on trade. Athens was near the sea and had a good harbor. The Athenians traded honey, olive oil, silver, and beautifully painted pottery.

Education

Athens was the center of learning. The democracy depended on well-prepared citizens. The Athenians believed that a good citizen should have a healthy mind and body.

Treatment of Women

Women weren't permitted citizenship in Athens, but they were treated fairly all the same because the patron of Athens was the goddess Athena.

Treatment of Slaves

Athens had many slaves. Some people were born into slavery. Some people were forced into slavery as captives of war.

Naval Forces

A great fleet made Athens the leading naval power in Greece.

The Values of the Athenians

The Athenians boasted of their art and culture.

Sparta

Sparta was the exact opposite of Athens. Sparta depended on brute strength and military forces, while Athens depended on their patron goddess and trusted her for the future.