Athenian coin depicting the head of Athena on the obverse and her owl on the reverse (5th cent. BC)

Athenian coin depicting the head of Athena on the obverse and her owl on the reverse (5th cent. BC)

The slight differences between classical Athens and Sparta are magnified in this lesson because it provides for good issue-based discussion.  In reality Athens and Sparta were both fairly militaristic, and at other times both were fairly democratic. Contrary to the way they are commonly portrayed, Athens had a powerful army and navy, and Sparta had an Assembly of elected members.

The slight differences between classical Athens and Sparta are magnified in this lesson because it provides for good issue-based discussion. In reality Athens and Sparta were both fairly militaristic, and at other times both were fairly democratic. Contrary to the way they are commonly portrayed, Athens had a powerful army and navy, and Sparta had an Assembly of elected members.

Apartment in Athens, Greece. Located in the heart of Classic Athens, a 3 minute walk from Syntagma Sq. (direct line from the Airport) and another 10 minutes to Plaka and the Acropolis. Centered in the most developed block in the area that combines the air of an old neighborho...

Apartment in Athens, Greece. Located in the heart of Classic Athens, a 3 minute walk from Syntagma Sq. (direct line from the Airport) and another 10 minutes to Plaka and the Acropolis. Centered in the most developed block in the area that combines the air of an old neighborho...

Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens

Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens

3dRose Aeschylus, Classical Athens Bust, Statue, Athens, Greece - HI02 PRI0000 - Prisma, Travel Mug, 14oz, Stainless Steel

3dRose Aeschylus, Classical Athens Bust, Statue, Athens, Greece - HI02 PRI0000 - Prisma, Travel Mug, 14oz, Stainless Steel

3dRose Aeschylus, Classical Athens Bust, Statue, Athens, Greece - HI02 PRI0000 - Prisma, Ceramic Mug, 15-ounce

3dRose Aeschylus, Classical Athens Bust, Statue, Athens, Greece - HI02 PRI0000 - Prisma, Ceramic Mug, 15-ounce

3dRose Aeschylus, Classical Athens Bust, Statue, Athens, Greece - HI02 PRI0000 - Prisma, Two Tone Black Mug, 11oz

3dRose Aeschylus, Classical Athens Bust, Statue, Athens, Greece - HI02 PRI0000 - Prisma, Two Tone Black Mug, 11oz

Music and Image in Classical Athens, (0521848067), Sheramy Bundrick, Textbooks - Barnes & Noble

Music and Image in Classical Athens, (0521848067), Sheramy Bundrick, Textbooks - Barnes & Noble

Aeschylus Classical Athens Bust Statue Athens Greece Canvas Art - Prisma Archivo DanitaDelimont (25 x 37)

Aeschylus Classical Athens Bust Statue Athens Greece Canvas Art - Prisma Archivo DanitaDelimont (25 x 37)

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