The history of ancient greece podcast a podcast series covering ancient greek & hellenistic political, social, and cultural history from prehistory to the roman conquest. It also serves as a warning that any society that becomes too rigid in its structure and too static in its values will not last long when confronted with more agile and king leonidas i of ancient sparta - in the city of a sparta is a statue of a legend that left behind and attributed a vast of history of a king who was recognized and. A history of ancient greece sparta in ancient greece, the great rival of athens was sparta the city-state and its surrounding territory were located on the peloponnesus, a peninsula southwest of athens sparta (also called lacedaemon) was the capital of the district of laconia from the vigorous iron- hearted warriors of. As such, this post includes some interesting facts (and theories) about ancient sparta that you might not know, enjoy the political independence of sparta came into question with the rise of macedon, the achaean league, and then rome, and sparta's army was never as strong as it was when fighting. Fighting battles was what the spartans did best greeks said that in a battle one spartan was worth several other men the spartans spent so much time training for battle that they would have starved without slaves called helots the helots worked on the spartans' farms they grew the food for the spartan soldiers and their. 2 use past tense to describe the features and life of ancient greek civilization ( eg socrates was a philosopher 4 use english to exchange information orally through asking and answering questions (see activity 4), eg the 150 city-states of ancient greece, athens and sparta were the strongest and most well-known. Re: ancient history question thread « reply #20 on: april 13, 2017, 08:58:36 pm » 0 hey i've got a question regarding exam responses i've been doing a few past papers, specifically the spartan society section, and i'm unsure whether i should include evidence for every point i make for example some. Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient greece in antiquity the city-state was known as lacedaemon (λακεδαίμων, lakedaímōn), while the name sparta referred to its main settlement on the banks of the eurotas river in laconia, in south-eastern peloponnese around 650 bc, it rose to become the dominant military.
The purpose of this quiz is to test your knowledge on ancient spartan society this quiz will not only show you what you know about the revision: ancient sparta 10 questions | by ktheodoratos | last updated: jan 7, 2013 upon what southern peninsula of greece did ancient sparta develop a persian b dorian c. Sparta was a warrior society in ancient greece that reached the height of its power after defeating rival city-state athens in the peloponnesian war (431-404 bc) spartan culture was centered on loyalty to the state and military service at age 7, spartan boys entered a rigorous state-sponsored education, military training. Module shortcuts: personalities in their time, ancient societies, historical periods, general, core study, preliminary course, discussion forum 2013, alexander the great: a couple of past paper essays on first few dot points of the syllabus received a band 6 2016, sparta - notes on past hsc questions 2006-2015. Past and future in ancient history chester g starr university of michigan university press of america over the question whether the phoenicians preceded the greeks in western waters if one accepts legendary dates 'gl huxley, early sparta (cambridge, mass, 1962), p 27 on the question of.
Sal provides an overview of ancient greece from the greek dark ages to archaic greece to the classical and hellenistic periods familiarity with the major greek city-states (especially athens and sparta), including the most known traditions. Spartan oligarchy the “few” (oligoi ) who made policy in the oligarchy ruling sparta were a group of twenty-eight men over sixty years old, joined by the two kings this group of thirty, called the “council of elders” ( gerousia), formulated proposals that were submitted to an assembly of all free adult males this assembly had. Geron in ancient greek means 'old man, elderly' so the gerousia was the spartan council of elders its members were 28 men over the age of 60 years plus the two kings, a total of 30 members the gerousia was a mix of congress and supreme court they were responsible for proposing laws, judging serious crimes and.
[the perioikoi] enjoyed free status and managed the internal affairs of their own communities few, if any spartiates practised a manual craft the commercial and economic role of the perioikoi must have become a very important one 10 6 5 2 2 – 18 – marks hsc 2002 - ancient history exemplar sample. 2012 hsc ancient history sample answers section i — cities of vesuvius – pompeii and herculaneum part a question 4 answers could include: sources a and b reveal that issues surrounding the difficulties and accuracy of reconstructing the past option i — greece: spartan society to the battle of leuctra 371 bc.
And fascinating problems, scholars in recent years have devoted their greatest attention to its lycurgus to a different date than that proved in last year's study ancient fables here lies the focus of our problem-the credibility of the ancient evidence on spartan history especially of the eighth and seventh centuries. No one could deny that spartans were one of the most impressively organized militaristic cultures in history their style of their women enjoyed the greatest freedom in ancient greek culture, and were encouraged to read, write, own land, speak up when it came to politics, and practice sports the upper. Ancient spartan communism at what point a history of socialism should begin is a question which might give occasion to high argument of the last century and a half, there are some who carry their excavations for the roots of socialism not merely to ancient greece, but to ancient china and to the early.
Ares, the greek god of war, was a particularly fitting patron for sparta, which was known to be a rather warlike society when they weren't fighting another city-state , spartans were honing their military skills in preparation for the next battle early in their history, a violent and bloody slave revolt caused the spartans to change. Quora user, i read about history frequently the early wars in which the spartans enslaved entire populations and established the abused helot-class, allowing every citizen (a minority in sparta, but still the rulers) to and if you're asking this question after having watched that movie 300, then don't believe a word of it.
Without spartan participation in the war against persia at the beginning of the fifth century bc— especially their heroic stand at the critical battle of thermopylae in 480—the persians may well have conquered greece later in the same century, however, athens found itself at war with its ferocious former ally, a venture that. Spartan females had much more freedom than other women in the ancient world this allowed cynisca of sparta to win the olympics twice find out all the articles in this collection are specially produced for the how women changed the world interactive tour created to reveal the untold stories the history books left out. This question paper contains questions on the following three options: • option 1 : athenian democracy in the 5th century bc • option 2: delian league to athenian empire • option 3: politics and society of ancient sparta • this document consists of 12 pages any blank pages are indicated ocr is an.
Yesterday's history, tomorrow's a mystery and today's a gift that's why you call it the present unless it's the night before the ancient exam in that case tomorrow's history, and you're hoping it's a gift not a mystery i might sound like i've lost the plot but if you're reading this while cramming for your ancient. The ancient city state of sparta, its government, military prowess, and position of power relative to its peers varied wildly through antiquity the histories is widely regarded as the first true of work of its eponymous discipline and is the main reason why herodotus i often regarded as the father of history. Kids take a quiz or webquest on the ancient greece - sparta practice problems online test and history questions for students.