10/11 Sparta

JQ: None today. Present Arachne murals.

In Class

1. Review notes from last night’s readings. What are some of the highlights?

2. Lecture on the rise of Sparta and Athens. (Smartboard .pdf)

  • What are the similarities and differences between Sparta and Athens?
  • Focus on Sparta. “300: Fact or Fiction” This is an extra on the film by Frank Miller: 300. The 300 refers to the number of Spartans involved in the war at Thermopylae, a battle between Persia and an alliance of Greek city-states led by King Leonidas of Sparta. Here is an excerpt from the piece we watched in class.

Homework:

Review notes from class. Open notes quiz on Friday.

Related Links

Rise of the Polis in Athens and Sparta

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