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Difference between sparta and athens (2)

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Difference between sparta and athens (2)

  1. 1. By: Felicia Blackwell, Meghan Coyle and Melina Behnke The Differences Between Athens and Sparta
  2. 2. <ul><li>Sparta and Athens are both located near the Aegean Sea. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Sparta is a plain between the Aegean Sea and mountains. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Athens is located in a region called Attica, and lies near the Aegean Sea. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sparta Athens
  6. 6. TRADING IN SPARTA...
  7. 7. What did they trade??
  8. 8. <ul><li>Olive oil </li></ul><ul><li>Meat </li></ul><ul><li>Goat cheese </li></ul><ul><li>Barley&wheat </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Though Sparta did trade, they did not rely on it. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Trading in Athens...
  11. 11. What did they trade??
  12. 12. <ul><li>Pottery </li></ul><ul><li>Olive Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Bronze </li></ul><ul><li>Wine </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Sparta was a little different from other Greek city-states because…….. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Women had more freedom, and led more active lives. This would improve their physical strength. </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Sparta also had slaves… </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>But they belonged to the city as a whole, not individual families. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Spartan’s also didn’t have a “normal” education…. </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Their idea of education was to create a strong warrior. </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Women were taught reading and writing skills though </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Spartan’s were proud, fierce, and capable warriors. </li></ul>
  21. 23. <ul><li>Athenians were also proud, because they thought of themselves as the “shining star” of the Greek city-states. </li></ul>
  22. 24. <ul><li>Most homes had f emale slaves too…. </li></ul>
  23. 25. <ul><li>Women didn’t have the same freedoms as Sparta, because girls had to marry who their father chose, </li></ul>
  24. 26. <ul><li>And instead of being taught how to read and write….. </li></ul>
  25. 27. <ul><li>Girls were taught house skills. </li></ul>
  26. 29. <ul><li>It was primarily based on trade </li></ul>
  27. 30. <ul><li>They traded with other city-states, along with some civilizations in the Mediterranean </li></ul>
  28. 31. <ul><li>Athenians bought and sold goods at the Agora </li></ul>
  29. 32. <ul><li>and they made their own coins </li></ul>
  30. 34. <ul><li>The Spartan economy mainly relied on farming and conquering </li></ul>
  31. 35. <ul><li>Spartan’s discouraged trade because they believed that as a result….. </li></ul>
  32. 36. <ul><li>there would be new ideas which would lead to </li></ul>
  33. 37. <ul><li>Corruption and weaken the government </li></ul>
  34. 38. <ul><li>Sparta did not use coins </li></ul>
  35. 39. <ul><li>they used iron bars instead </li></ul>
  36. 40. <ul><li>Sparta Athens </li></ul><ul><li>Peloponnesian War Peloponnesian War </li></ul><ul><li>The Messian Wars The Persian War </li></ul><ul><li>Persian War The Battle of Marathon </li></ul>
  37. 41. Occupations in Sparta
  38. 42. <ul><li>Warriors </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves </li></ul><ul><li>Aristocrats </li></ul><ul><li>2 Kings (usually) </li></ul><ul><li>Helots </li></ul>
  39. 43. Occupations in Athens
  40. 44. <ul><li>Farming </li></ul><ul><li>Weavers </li></ul><ul><li>Trading </li></ul><ul><li>Merchants </li></ul>
  41. 46. <ul><li>Athens had a Direct Government </li></ul>
  42. 47. <ul><li>while Sparta had an Oligarchy </li></ul>
  43. 49. <ul><li>In Sparta, girls went to school to learn how to fight. </li></ul>
  44. 50. <ul><li>The boys were trained to become warriors. </li></ul>
  45. 51. <ul><li>During training the children were little food. </li></ul>
  46. 52. <ul><li>They were encouraged to steal food, but if they were caught they would get punished. </li></ul>
  47. 53. <ul><li>Athenian boys went to school at age 7. </li></ul>
  48. 54. <ul><li>The girls were taught at home by there mothers. </li></ul>
  49. 55. <ul><li>Athens was famed for commitment for arts and science. </li></ul>
  50. 57. <ul><li>Sparta and Athens worshipped all the same Gods. </li></ul>
  51. 58. <ul><li>They both practiced Paganism. </li></ul>
  52. 59. <ul><li>In many ways Sparta and Athens were alike </li></ul>
  53. 60. <ul><li>but they were also different in many ways too </li></ul>

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