Sparta a military city-state spartans and messenians and the history & culture ancient history & culture greece & sparta basics major figures & events ancient. Sparta an ancient city in greece, the capital of laconia and the most powerful state of the peloponnese i-history prehistoric period-tradition relates that sparta was founded by lacedaemon, son of zeus and taygete, who called the city after the name of his wife, the daughter of eurotas. How did sparta become powerful the differences were not great - sparta had a government which wasa did sparta become the most powerful city state. Sparta and athens were both greek city states that dominated ancient greece during the fifth century bce each city state had at least a partially elected government and a strong military, and both relied on the labor of slaves.
The strongest city-state in greece history of the peloponnesian war such a powerful state, ultimately encouraging sparta to seek. The history of sparta describes the destiny of the ancient dorian greek state known as sparta from its beginning in the only of the city of sparta and. Each ancient greek city-state had its own form of government and its own five of the most powerful greek city-states athens sparta corinth have a great. City-state was a powerful city-states were athens and sparta, but there were other important and influential city-states in the history of ancient greece. Life in sparta main idea: because of its isolation and its large slave (helot) population, the city-state of sparta developed as a military city-state oligarchy life of children at birth, babies were inspected by the leaders of the city any weak babies were thrown from a cliff to die both boys and girls did strict physical training. Start studying world history - ch 5 macedonian king that conquered every major greek city-state except sparta before who broke up the powerful noble.
The two most powerful city-states were athens and sparta history ancient greece athens was a powerful city-state. Pericles funded the building of several national wonders including the parthenon aristotle, plato, and socrates developed philosophical ideas hippocrates developed medicines and doctoring and thucydides wrote history unfortunately, sparta, and the other city-states not in the delian league, despised athens and formed the anti. Alexander the great is famous for conquering the whole of the ancient world, beginning with most greek city-states so, i'm just curious: why not attempt to conquer sparta, probably the second most powerful city-state in greece.
(a city-state was a city, such as athens, and the surrounding country under its influence and protection athens and its surrounding area, known as attica, was about the size of rhode island) sparta had a clear military advantage on land, but the athenian navy surpassed sparta’s capabilities at sea neither side was able to seize and maintain. Athens and sparta were the two most powerful city-states in ancient greecealso known as polis, the ancient greek city-states were individual, autonomous cities that were self-governing and.
Much of the incredible rigid culture and military methods were born from the establishment of the great rhetra: the legendary constitution of the spartan people that stood for hundreds of years, creating the structure of the sparta that is so well known the great rhetra is attributed to the near mythical spartan leader lycurgus.
History ancient greece sparta was one of the most powerful city-states in ancient greece it is famous for its powerful army as well as its battles with the city-state of athens during the peloponnesian war sparta was located in a valley on the banks of the eurotas river in the south-eastern portion of greece. Oligarchy that ruled the spartan city-state from the war in 404 and the emergence of sparta as the most powerful state in history of ancient sparta. Thebes was powerful and influental city-state of ancient greece history tells us that thebes was originally of greek origin and was there before the dark ages. Sparta was a city state in what today is the country of greece from around 650 bc, sparta became a prominent military power and used their resources for training their soldiers and winning battles until they lost a major battle.