A Little Bit About Sparta

  • 119210Sparta was a society of warriors in which you had to be born into
    • Spartan men were only allowed to be soldiers
  • When boys turned 7, they began their intense education and military training program known as agoge
  • Women were educated and had freedoms that other greek women did not
  • Spartans stressed loyalty to the state was more important than loyalty to the family
  • They always had two kings at a time
  • Helots (slaves in Sparta) were treated brutally by Spartans and humiliated in public