The slight differences between classical Athens and Sparta are magnified in this lesson because it provides for good issue-based discussion.  In reality Athens and Sparta were both fairly militaristic, and at other times both were fairly democratic. Contrary to the way they are commonly portrayed, Athens had a powerful army and navy, and Sparta had an Assembly of elected members.

The slight differences between classical Athens and Sparta are magnified in this lesson because it provides for good issue-based discussion. In reality Athens and Sparta were both fairly militaristic, and at other times both were fairly democratic. Contrary to the way they are commonly portrayed, Athens had a powerful army and navy, and Sparta had an Assembly of elected members.

Daily Life In Classical Athens | The Greek diet was very healthy. Food in Ancient Greece consisted of ...

Daily Life In Classical Athens | The Greek diet was very healthy. Food in Ancient Greece consisted of ...

/// ATHENS /// is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. Classical Athens, as a landlocked location was a powerful city-state that emerged in conjunction with the seagoing development of the port of Piraeus. A centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum

/// ATHENS /// is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. Classical Athens, as a landlocked location was a powerful city-state that emerged in conjunction with the seagoing development of the port of Piraeus. A centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum

Euripides through the time periods of 480 B.C.- 406 B.C.Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him but according to the Suda it was ninety-two at most

Euripides through the time periods of 480 B.C.- 406 B.C.Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him but according to the Suda it was ninety-two at most

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Athenian coin depicting the head of Athena on the obverse and her owl on the reverse (5th cent. BC)

Athenian coin depicting the head of Athena on the obverse and her owl on the reverse (5th cent. BC)

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