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peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state

Paul Cartledge

peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state

by Paul Cartledge

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Published by Royal Irish Academy in Dublin .
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    Subjects:
  • City-states -- Greece -- Sparta.

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesSparta in the development of the Greek city-state.
    Statementby P.A. Cartledge.
    SeriesProceedings of the Royal Irish Academy -- v.80, no.6
    ContributionsRoyal Irish Academy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp.p.[91]-108 ;
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19028683M

    Athens, with its ancient citadel and central religious cult, has traditionally been the model for the emergence of the Greek city-state. But in this original and controversial investigation, Francois de Polignac suggests that the Athenian model was probably the exception, not the rule, in the development of the polis in ancient by: WH Compare and contrast life in Athens and Sparta, with emphasis on their roles in the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. total authority. Today the word describes a harsh, oppressive ruler. Most early Greek tyrants, though, acted wisely and fairly. During the s B.C., tyrants managed to overthrow the nobles because they had theFile Size: 1MB.

    Sparta, ancient capital of the Laconia district of the southeastern Peloponnese, southwestern Greece. The sparsity of ruins from antiquity around the modern city reflects the austerity of the military oligarchy that ruled the Spartan city-state from the 6th to the 2nd century BCE. The city-states of Sparta (above) and Athens (below) were bitter rivals. Life in Two City-States Athens and Sparta Introduction In Chap you learned that ancient Greece was a collection of city-states, each with its own government. In this chapter, you will learn about two of the most important Greek city-states, Athens and Sparta File Size: 3MB.

    THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANCIENT GREEK DIPLOMACY by F. E. Adcock The need for a diplomatic technique and the formulation of diplomatic acts was not a need that was immediately apparent to the Greek city-state. For the sake of a contrast may be adduced the The peculiar position of Sparta, holding her helots like a wolf by the. Sparta is located in the region of Laconia, in the south-eastern Peloponnese. Ancient Sparta was built on the banks of the Eurotas River, the main river of Laconia, which provided it with a source of fresh valley of the Eurotas is a natural fortress, bounded to the west by Mt. Taygetus (2, m) and to the east by Mt. Parnon (1, m). To the north, Laconia is separated from Arcadia.


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Peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state by Paul Cartledge Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE PECULIAR POSITION OF SPARTA IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GREEK CITY-STATE* By P. Cartledge Faculty Board of Classics, University of Cambridge (Communicated by G.

Huxley, m.r.i.a.) [Received 18 June Read 15 March Published 13 June, Abstract The peculiarity of Sparta's political development is examined from the dual.

Sparta (Doric Greek: Σπάρτα, Spártā; Attic Greek: Σπάρτη, Spártē) was a prominent city-state in ancient antiquity, the city-state was known as Lacedaemon (Λακεδαίμων, Lakedaímōn), while the name Sparta referred to its main settlement on the banks of the Eurotas River in Laconia, in south-eastern Peloponnese.

Around BC, it rose to become the dominant Common languages: Doric Greek. Part I: Sparta-Watching 1. 'Sparta-Watching': General Introduction Part II: Polity, Politics and Political Thought 2. City and Chora in Sparta: Archaic to Hellenistic 3.

The Peculiar Position of Sparta in the Development of the Greek City-State 4. Literacy in the Spartan Oligarchy 5. The Spartan Kingship: Doubly Odd. Comparatively Equal: A Author: Paul Cartledge.

'The peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state' Proc. Royal Irish Academy 80C () [repr. with add. in Book no.

15] 7. 'Spartan wives: liberation or licence?'. Sparta-watching: general introduction --City and chora in Sparta: archaic to Hellenistic --The peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state --Literacy in the Spartan oligarchy --The Spartan kingship: doubly odd.

Cartledge, Paul, "The peculiar Position of Sparta in the Development of the Greek City-State," PRIA 80 () Cartledge, Paul, "The Politics of Spartan Pederasty," Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 27 () Cartledge, Paul, "Sparta and Samos.

A Special Relationship?" Classical Quarterly 32 () "Sparta watching": general introduction --Polity, politics and political thought. City and chora in Sparta: archaic to Hellenistic ; The peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state ; Literacy in the Spartan oligarchy ; The Spartan kingship: doubly odd.

Sparta was an Ancient Greek city-state with a military culture. It was ruled by kings instead of having a democracy like Athens, and its people valued fighting ability above all.

The third article, “The Peculiar Position of Sparta in the Development of the Greek City-1 – ancient Greek custom of eating chief meal together in public2 – Spartan Religious festivities in honor of Hyacinth, legendary prince of Sparta and Apollo3 – most important Athenian festival in the entire Greek world in honor of Goddess.

PART I: SPARTA WATCHING: 'Sparta watching': general introduction PART II: POLITY, POLITICS AND POLITICAL THOUGHT: City and Chora in Sparta: Archaic to Hellenistic == The peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state Literacy in the Spartan oligarchy.

The third article, “The Peculiar Position of Sparta in the Development of the Greek City-State”, first considers the question “Was Sparta a polis?” We are told immediately that the answer in antiquity was yes.

offers five criteria for polis-hood, two of which Sparta failed to meet: the lack of both an urban centre and of the. Cartledge, P. () ‘ The peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state ’, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 91– [rev.

repr. in P. Cartledge () Spartan Reflections. London and Berkeley, CA: ch. 3].Cited by: A greek city-state. Athens was a Polis. Polis meaning - built around a hill. Sparta was a warrior society in ancient Greece that reached the height of its power after defeating rival city-state Athens in the Peloponnesian War.

Athens increasing power and unfair treatment of other city-states caused those city-states to look to Sparta for support. (Athens was demanding tribute from these city-states) In, B.C.

Athens and Sparta began a war that lasted 27 years. By the 6th cent. BC, Sparta was the strongest Greek city. In the Persian Wars, Sparta fought beside Athens, first at Thermopylae (), under Leonidas; later that year at Salamis; and in at Plataea (won by Pausanias).

Before BC, Sparta had formed a confederacy of allies (the Peloponnesian League), which it dominated. Cartledge, P.

() ‘ The peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state ’, PRIA 80 (C): 91– Cartledge, P.() ‘Writing the history of archaic Greek political thought’, in Fisher and van Wees () –Cited by: This text details the rise of two great ancient Greek city-states: Athens and Sparta.

These were two of hundreds of city-states in ancient Greece. Most were small, though there were dozens of large and influential ones. Athens was highly influential and formed an alliance with many city-states, known as the Delian League, in B.C. Sparta had its own alliances, and they would eventually.

Ancient Greek civilization - Ancient Greek civilization - Sparta and Athens: Prominent among the states that never experienced tyranny was Sparta, a fact remarked on even in antiquity.

It was exceptional in that and in many other respects, some of which have already been noted: it sent out few colonies, only to Taras (Tarentum, in southern Italy) in the 8th century and—in the prehistoric.

the development of ancient greek diplomacy 5 than the eleventh hour of the Peloponnesian war was too isolated a phenomenon. The truth seems to be that Athens had to make high demands but was not skilful at devising ways of making her demands compensated by concessions and mitigated by considerate- Cited by: 2.

Which of the following is a characteristic of the Greek city-state, Sparta? A. democratic government B. promotion of secular thought C. explosive cultural growth.Lesson 2 Sparta and Athens: City-State Rivals, Continued The Athenian people had different ideas about government and society than the people of Sparta.

In Athens, boys studied arithmetic, geometry, drawing, music, and public speaking. They also practiced sports. Boys finished school at File Size: 1MB.In ancient Greek, Sparta was one of the city-states. Given its armed pre-eminence, Sparta was perceived as the advance force of the united Greek army throughout the Greco-Persian Wars.

Sparta was different in ancient Greece for its cultural practice and constitution, which configured its whole community to maximize army facility at any costs.