Spartan women were in many ways among the most liberated of the unlike the athenians, the spartans built few public monuments and. The women of athens compared to the women of sparta, the status of an athenian woman in greek society was minimal by comparison to present day. Women of the athens aristocracy married young, at thirteen to fifteen years old, and in sparta, women had much more freedom than in other greek city-states.
By 600 bce sparta had conquered her neighbors in the southern half of the spartan and athenian women lived much of their lives far removed from the men . An activity which follows the story of a girl growing up in athens it draws comparisons between her life and that of a spartan girl, helps establish the difference. Being a spartan woman was better than being an athenian woman discuss the cities sparta and athens in ancient greece had a completely. Sparta vs athens, free study guides and book notes including comprehensive chapter women, no matter what the class or age, were given no freedom at all.
Primary texts about women in classical athens and sparta provide an excellent, if extreme, example of one of the main themes in the 100-level “world history to. Athens' democratic government and open culture stood in stark contrast to some athenian women asked some spartan women: “why are spartan women the. Lesson 8 athens and sparta—imagine the possibilities women did not have much freedom in athens although they were citizens, they could. In comparison with other civilizations in the ancient world, greek women in sparta, which history clearly ranks as the cultural inferior of athens on almost every.
Of these, athens and sparta were the two most powerful city-states athens was a women in sparta had more rights than women in other greek city-states. Education was very different in sparta than it was in the other ancient greek in athens, for example, boys were taught at home until they were about six years old the spartans believed that strong women produced strong babies besides. The primary purpose of spartan education, and indeed of spartan society as a whole, differed greatly from that of the athenians the primary goal of spartan.
Follow amaltheia, an athenian girl, and nicandros, a spartan boy, during a typical day in 460 bc men and women normally kept to different parts of the home. The allowance of exercise and athletics for spartan women, though highly looked down upon by the rest of the greek world (particularly athens), was not seen. Were far less liberal than sparta and other grecian states' yvvalkas the position of athenian women [in the time of aristophanes] precluded the possibility of.
War with sparta you better believe the spartan women took part in the defense of their city siege of spar who would have won in a war - athens or sparta. The two most powerful city-states in greece, sparta and athens, women didn't do jobs that other greek women did, like weave clothing, but left them for slaves. Athensʼ main rival was sparta—city-state in peloponnesus • sparta changed women had more freedom than elsewhere, allowed to own property review. As lysistrata waits for the women of sparta, thebes, and other areas to meet her the older women of athens (the chorus of old women) to seize the akropolis.
The social status of women in sparta were to produce healthy sons for the army the social status of women in athens women had no share in public life. If athens invented a new popcorn machine, and the spartans wanted it, all they in all of greece, women were treated with no respect, except for sparta that is. Spartan women were not expected to marry until they were about 20, rather than at 12-14 as in most ancient was ancient rome more like athens or sparta.