The Real Spartans

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The Real Spartans

  1. 1. Timothy J. Wright’s Quit
  2. 2. <ul><li>Military Training </li></ul><ul><li>Spartan Armor </li></ul><ul><li>The Helots </li></ul><ul><li>Persian Wars </li></ul><ul><li>Wars with Athens </li></ul><ul><li>The Fall of Sparta </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>About The Author </li></ul>Quit
  3. 3. <ul><li>All Spartans were inspected upon birth to assess their quality. Any Spartan baby not believed strong enough for service to Sparta was left to die! </li></ul><ul><li>Boys left home at the age of 7 to join the Agoge </li></ul><ul><li>The Spartans formed Phalanx formations out of heavily armored soldiers called Hoplites </li></ul><ul><li>Video about the Agoge </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Fantasized image of the Spartan </li></ul><ul><li>The Real Spartan Arsenal </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. <ul><li>Helots were the slave class to the Spartans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They were not allowed to own weapons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They lived outside of the city of Sparta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They provided food for the Spartans by working the land </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Spartans were constantly at war with the Helots putting down any revolts, or suspected revolts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spartans regularly killed Helots under suspicion of conspiring to revolt </li></ul></ul>Quit
  6. 6. <ul><li>Greece battled Persia from modern day Turkey all the way to mainland Greece </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No battle involving the Spartans is more famous then the battle of Thermopylae </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Battle of Thermopylae video </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. <ul><li>Sparta also fought many wars against Athens, these wars became known as the Peloponnesian Wars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Athens and her allies formed the Athenian League </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sparta led the Peloponnesian League </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These wars are the main example of Greece’s constant inner conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually Greece was weakened by all the war going on between Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>Sparta and Athens became allies only to defeat the Persian invasion of Xerxes </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. <ul><li>Sparta was eventually left weak by constantly battling other Greek City-States and putting down Helot revolts </li></ul><ul><li>The Macedonians then ascended from the north and conquered all of the great Greek City-States including Athens and Sparta </li></ul><ul><li>The Macedonians were led by Philip II, father to Alexander the Great </li></ul><ul><li>More info on Philip II </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. <ul><li>Philip II was the ambitious leader of the Macedonians </li></ul><ul><li>He was known for having many battle scars including having lost an eye on the battlefield </li></ul><ul><li>He conquered all of Greece, including Sparta, and united the Greek City-States under his rule </li></ul><ul><li>His ambitions were to conquer the Persians, however he was murdered before he could pursue this dream </li></ul><ul><li>His son was Alexander the Great, who did go on to conquer the Persians and beyond </li></ul>Quit Back
  10. 10. <ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.history.com/media.do?action=clip&id=laststandof300_spartanbootcamp_broadband </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDiUG52ZyHQ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.history.com/media.do?action=clip&id=laststandof300_implementsofdeath_broadband </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.history.com/media.do?action=clip&id=battleofthermopylae_combat_broadband </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.alanfildes.com/images/philipmacedon.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://legion-fourteen.com/Copy%20of%20greek3.jpg </li></ul></ul>Quit
  11. 11. <ul><li>Student at GVSU </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-Mail me! </li></ul>Quit
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