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Spartans Vs. Athenians

Summary: Athenians always wanted to display ideal beauty, Spartans valued strength, duty and discipline; Athenians had several forms of government, mostly similar to which today's government is, while the Spartans had 7 branches that were the assembly, Council of Elders, and a couple of other groups that sorted the people of Sparta; their lifestyles differ greatly: women were treated like they are treated today, meaning they got considerable freedom comparing to the Athenian women, and education in Sparta only consisted of military training, while Athenian men learned every subject, again similar to today's schools.
Topic: How did the Spartan society differ from the Athenian society? Contrast their values (culture), their government (political) and lifestyle.

Spartans and Athenians differ greatly in their values, government, and lifestyle. They have the complete opposite ways of living. It seems impossible that two neighboring city-states can differ greatly but, the world, to this day, contains such countries that a two-hour journey can take one to a completely different culture, language and lifestyle. The reason may not be because of rivalry, but it is the way the residents of the city-state think. Therefore, while Athenians always wanted to display ideal beauty, Spartans valued strength, duty and discipline; Athenians had several forms of government, mostly similar to which today's government is, while the Spartans had 7 branches that were the assembly, Council of Elders, and a couple of other groups that sorted the people of Sparta; their lifestyles differ...

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