Sparta

INTERESTING FACTS

  • Women looked after family farm when husband was gone
  • Used mountains as defense walls
  • Did not trade regularly
  • Money was iron bars
  • Didn't fear death
Fun Facts About Sparta

BATTLES

  • Thermopylae vs. Persians, 480-490 B.C., The Greeks won
  • Plataea vs. Persians 480-478 B.C., the Greeks won
  • Peloponnesian vs.Persian 431-404 B.C., The Persians won

IMPORTANT PLACES

  • Military barrack, children trained to fight at this building
  • The Temple of Artemis Orthia, place were they worshiped Artemis, goddess of hunt
  • Sparta Assembly hall, were the council of Elders assembly together

DAILY LIVES

  • women got education
  • men trained, also got education but not as good as women
  • were not well fed, so the stole

CULTURE

  • was into helping the military
  • loyalty to the state
  • society based on constitution
  • polytheism
  • women got education

GOVERMENT

  • warrior society
  • 2 kings ruled
  • 1 Highest class,2 middle class,and 3 slave class