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  • 1. Athens + Sparta By: Michaela and Amelia

2. Jobs

  • The jobs in Athens and Sparta included actors, artists, farmers, jewelers, land lords, merchants, miners, musicians, and priests.

3. Land

  • The terrain in Sparta and Athens were both rugged and mountainous.

4. Houses in Greece

  • Most houses in Greece were small. The houses had gardens in the center like a courtyard. The houses were made out of mud bricks that crumbled away eventually.

5. Ancient Athens and Spartas economy

  • Ancient Athens economy was bases on trading and culture.
  • Spartas economy was based on agriculture.

6. Similarities and differences

  • The differences were that the military in Sparta was more important than in Athens.
  • The similarities was that both countries encouraged education.
  • The difference between education in Sparta rather than in Athens was that people in Sparta thought the purpose of education was to produce a disciplined army. Where as in Athens the purpose of education was to produce well educated citizens.

7. Women's roles

  • The woman role in Athens was that they stayed at home and cooked cleaned and sewed. They also cared for their children.
  • The womans roles in Sparta was basically the same in Athens except they cared for their kids for a shorter amount of time because at age 7 their kids left to be trained as soldiers.

8. Where Athens and Sparta are located

  • The Athens re located in the south.
  • Most of Greece is rocky mountains, terrains, and few plains. Mountains stretch from north Greece to south.

9. What wars were they involved in??

  • They were involved in the ionian, persien, and peloponnesien wars.

10. Spartan children

  • If babies in Sparta if they are not strong enough they get left to die on a hill.
  • Spartan boys are trained to be solders at 7 years old. They go with no shoes or food.
  • Spartan girls go to school at age 7.


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