(a) name two natural resources of sparta (2 marks) olives, shellfish (b) name two geographical features in the region of sparta (2 marks) sparta was surrounded by the taygetus mountian range from the west and the parnon mountain range on the east. The spartan experience: from the 8th century bc: the political institutions of sparta, notorious for their lack of conventional humanity, are said by ancient greek historians to have been introduced by lycurgus. Spartan life sparta was one of the strongest city-states in greece was ruled by 2 kings at a time and a council of 30 elders, who were all citizens over the age of 60. Explain the main features of the spartan economy this essay explains the features of the spartan economy in ancient sparta that contributes to their austere lifestyle (2004, december 02. Boys main focus was on enduring and inflicting pain what was the procedure for new born boys new borns were inspected by a committee of elders and if they were considered too weak they were tossed and left to die of exposure.
Describe the main features of spartan cultural life essay the cultural life is sparta is composed of many elements including architecture, art and writing and literature (mainly the works of alcman and tyrtaeus. The main formation utilised by the hoplite was the “phalanx”, where hoplites stand shoulder to shoulder with long pikes out in front of them a spartan hoplite was equipped with a “hoplon” shield (after which the hoplite is named after), a heavy dagger, a sharp curved sword and a pike. Going into battle, a spartan soldier, or hoplite, wore a large bronze helmet, breastplate and ankle guards, and carried a round shield made of bronze and wood, a long spear and sword.
(c) responses that were awarded full marks provided detailed and accurate information about the main features of several spartan religious festivals they incorporated the given source and other sources, primary and/or secondary, into their response. Spartan society to the battle of leuctra 371 bc – hsc questions by topic (1995 - 2016) the geographical setting the geographical setting, natural features and resources of ancient sparta significant sites: sparta name two natural resources of sparta. The city of athens, greece, with its famous acropolis, has come to symbolize the whole of the country in the popular imagination, and not without causeathens began as a small, mycenaen community and grew to become a city that, at its height, epitomized the best of greek virtues and enjoyed such prestige that the spartans refused to sack the city or enslave the citizens, even after athens. The spartan military spartan soldiers were the ultimate hoplite warriors, devoting their lives to training as heavy infantry leonidas i of sparta (c540 - 580 bc) leonidas as depicted in the hollywood movie 300 leonidas led 300 spartans in one of historeis greatest last stands.
Music, asma-the singing and lyrics - orchisis – group of dancers as well as the song between the acts -were features of a highly civilized community as well as factors and indicators of a higher quality of life. Essay about describe the main features of spartan cultural life different aspects of spartan culture through the study of architecture it can be seen that sparta was a very religious society. The dual monarchy (unity/synoecism) of the spartan kings is an important aspect of the spartan government, as in most monarchy’s, particularly with their contribution to the military and religious spheres of spartan life.
In a history of greece, to the death of alexander the great, j b bury says the spartan assembly or ecclesia was restricted to spartiate men of at least 30 years of age, who met when summoned by the ephors or gerousia their place of meeting, called the skias, refers to a canopy, and possibly the. C) describe the main features of the spartan economy in this period (6 marks) d) with reference to source x (picture of a statue identified as leonidas) and other sources, explain the role of the kings in spartan society. (c) describe the main features of the spartan economy in this period (6 marks) (d) with reference to source 14 and other sources, explain the role of the kings in spartan society. Spartan public education was the subject of extensive – and controversial – discussion even in the ancient world no other contemporary state provided for, and in fact required, its citizens to attend public school.
Discussion surrounding the geographical setting, natural features and resources of ancient sparta geography of sparta gytheion was the main spartan harbour provided fish & shellfish xenophon reports that the spartan fleet was based here. (c) describe the main features of assyrian art (d) outline the treatment of captives and deportees in the sargonid period (e) with reference to source 4 and other evidence, explain the organisation of the. Ancient history section ii — ancient societies 25 marks attempt one question from questions 4–13 with reference to source 15 and other sources, describe the main features of spartan religious festivals (d) explain the importance of the army in spartan society. The physical environment of sparta the geography and location of sparta had a bearing on its history and its evolution as a city-state please visit one or more of the following internet sites and write a small report on the geography of sparta that answers the four questions that follow.
The spartan constitution, or politeia, refers to the government and laws of the dorian city-state of sparta from the time of lycurgus, the legendary law-giver, to the incorporation of sparta into the roman republic: approximately the 9th century bc to the 2nd century bc. (c) describe the main features of the spartan economy in this period (6 marks) (e) with reference to source 9 and other evidence, explain the roles of the perioikoi. Describe the main features of the agoge (5 marks) the agoge was the spartan education system designed to train boys from the age of 7 to become fierce spartan warriors. With reference to source 9 and other evidence, explain the main features of spartan religion - spartan religion introduction (10 marks) (10 marks) in the ancient world the spartans were known for their serious attitude towards religion and their obedience to the gods.
The powerful tool that is the greek language this creates somewhat of a language barrier, that makes it more difficult for cultural influences to be merged into the main cultural body. (a)name two spartan kings 2 (b) what were two leisure activities in ancient sparta 2 (c) describe the role of the helots in spartan society 5 (d) outline the main features of the spartan education system 6 (e) with reference to source 9 and other evidence, explain the spartan system of government 10 source 9: plutarch, life of lycurgus. Laconophilia is love or admiration of sparta and of the spartan culture or constitution especially platonists, would often describe sparta as an ideal state, strong, brave, and free from the corruptions of commerce and money young spartans exercising by edgar degas sparta also features prominently in modern popular culture.