a. Enumerate the characteristic of a Spartan military. b. Give importance to the contribution of Sparta to the present time.
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1. It was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. 2. One who fights as part of an organized land-based armed force; if that force is for hire the person is generally termed a mercenary soldier, or mercenary. 3. Is a person skilled in combat or warfare, especially within the context of a tribal or clan-based society that recognizes a separate warrior class. 4. Is the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies. 5. Is a country in Southern Europe, Athens is the capital and the largest city in the country.
Sparta or Lacedaemon, was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece,Remained an Oligarchy and a military state. It emerged as a political entity around the 10th century BC, when the invading Dorians subjugated the local, non-Dorian population. From 650 BC it rose to become the dominant military land-power in ancient Greece.
The training of Youth As soon as a child was born in Sparta, the mother would wash it with wine, in order to make sure that it was strong. If the child was weak, it would die soon. If they found that the child was deformed or weakly, they threw it into Kaiadas,
KAIADASA chiasm at a cliff, of the mount Taygetos.
Goal: To raise a good soldiers for the good of the city-state. Young boys who were weak or with defects were killed. Only the strong and the healthy were allowed to live.
When the child completed the age of seven, it was taken from his mother and given to the state. A rigorous discipline and mainly military type education, the so- called Agoge, commenced, lasting twelve years.
Ageles Where in the boys enrolled in one of the many troops which was under the supervision of a senior Spartan.Eirena•While at the age of thirteen they are now under theleadership of a prudent and brave youth, supervised by anofficial (Paidonomos) and were drilled in gymnastics,running, jumping, throwing of spear and discus, and alsotaught to endure pain and hardship, hunger, thirst, cold,fatigue and lack of sleep.
•At the age of twenty, when the Agogeended, the military service of the Spartan.He would join compulsory one of the diningmesses or clubs.•He will eat and sleep at public barracks,until the age of sixty. At twenty, most of themen and women will also get married.
At the age of thirty, the Spartan will become citizen with full rights and duties and he would be able to take part in the assembly of the people (the Apella) and hold public office.
Answer the following questions in:¼ SHEET OF PAPER (Aquisition)1.What age that the Spartan will become citizen with full rights and duties?2. What age that the child was taken from his mother and given to the state?3. It is called to a rigorous discipline and mainly military type education?4. A place where in they throw the child if they found it weak or deformed?5. What is the other name of Sparta ?