The spartan government was like an oligarchy because similar to an oligarchy, a small group of elders made the final decision on policies in sparta what's even more unusual is that sparta had two. Sparta: war of empires is a free online war game by top strategy games developer plarium in the 5th century bc, sparta is under threat from xerxes and his giant persian empire as a spartan warrior, you will hone your abilities as a strategist and a leader, and build an army. This video is about how cell phones have evolved over time and how they have impacted the world around us in the video we are doing an interview on a talk show. Since there was involvement by the athenian citizens in their government and politics, democracy better served the greek people than the spartan oligarchy sparta believed that oligarchy served its military state better, that rule by the few was more productive than rule by the many.
The peloponnesian war, a gruelling conflict between sparta and athens, was fought on and off for almost 30 years, ending in the defeat of athens in 404 bce and the installation of a pro-spartan oligarchy, the ‘thirty tyrants. Thirty tyrants, (404–403 bc) spartan-imposed oligarchy that ruled athens after the peloponnesian war thirty commissioners were appointed to the oligarchy , which had an extremist conservative core, led by critias. Oligarchy works, in a word, because of institutions in his fascinating and insightful book classical greek oligarchy, matthew simonton takes us back to the ancient world, where the term oligarchy.
Ticipate in the spartan assembly4 on this view, the spartans 3 the term hypomeiones is attested only once, by xenophon ( hell 336) while we cannot be absolutely certain that the term refers to spartans ex. A spartan soldier from the greeks documentary sparta was unique among the greek city-states because of the rigid program of military indoctrination it instilled in its citizens. The cretan constitution nearly resembles the spartan, and in some few points is quite as good but for the most part less perfect in form and they praise the lacedaemonian because it is made up of oligarchy, monarchy, and democracy, the king forming the monarchy, and the council of elders the oligarchy while the democratic element is. The spartan system was based on two kings, one of them warrior and military chief, being also administered by a council of elders this format is similar, therefore, to a monarchy and an oligarchy it had elements of oligarchy and monarchy. It was governed by a system that comprised elements of monarchy, oligarchy , and democracy monarchy: the government was headed by a dual monarchy with two kings who were drawn from the two most prominent families: the agiads and the eurypontidsthey performed military, judicial, and religious functions.
The evidence is clear through the system of checks and balances and the spartan military, as well as the faults of the athenian democratic, proving that the spartan oligarchy was superior to athenian democracy. To start, as a side note sparta wasn’t a democracy because spartan society didn’t depend on the assembly’s vote if the assembly made a decision on a proposal that, to the gerusia and ephors sounded unreasonable, the proposal could be overruled s. Spartan political system was a combination of monarchy (kings), oligarchy (gerousia) and democracy (ephoroi, ephors) oligarchy – sparta always had two kings, the state was ruled by two hereditary kings of the agiad and eurypontid families (probably the two gens had great merits in the conquest of laconia. Chapter 14_section 3_oligarchy in sparta this feature is not available right now please try again later. Sparta remained a military oligarchy while other citystates shifted to tyrannies and democracies a military oligarchy is a government in which the military exercises control over the people despite this, the spartan system of government did share some similarities with the democratic governments of the other citystates.
Athenian democracy vs spartan oligarchy i have to write an essay for school in which i tell about why the athenian democracy is better than the spartan oligarchy does anyone out there have any info on the subject the book that was lent to me is not very understandable and i really need help also i need sources please. One of these things was money, even spartan coins while other greeks experimented with exotic political innovations like democracy, oligarchy and tyranny, conservative sparta clung stubbornly. In 480 bc king leonidas of sparta led a small army of 300 spartan warriors and about 1000 other soldiers against the large persian army the odds were overwhelming, but the spartan troops killed many persians before they were finally defeated this is known as the battle of thermopylae. Sparta was an “oligarchy” the ancient greek “oligos” translates to “few”, while “archia” means “rule” – ‘rule by the few’ five ephors were elected annually, accompanied by two kings, who passed on the crowns to their chosen sons.
This headquarters was a village, or rather, a collection of villages known as sparta there were a few temples and other large buildings, but sparta never became a real city in the physical sense of a large settlement. Spartan public education agoge, the competitive spartan socialization or upbringing share flipboard email print literacy in the spartan oligarchy paul cartledge journal of hellenic studies vol 98, 1978 (1978), pp 25-37. Timeline for spartan history from the late bronze age to 479 1300-1200 archaeological evidence for over 50 cities in laconia sparta defeated by tegea in an attempt to gain control of the northern frontier chained with king cleomenes makes an unsuccessful attempt to install isagoras and an oligarchy at athens 506. Best answer: the spartan government was by a small group of people-the vast majority of citizens could only vote yes or no the questions put to it most of the decisions were made by a small group of ephors (high ranking magistrates) constrained by the constitution of lycurgus and the two kings.
Spartan government: usually classified as an oligarchy (rule by a few), but it had elements of monarchy (rule by kings), democracy (through the election of council/senators), and aristocracy (rule by the upper class or land owning class. Forms of government - democracy, oligarchy and tyranny democracy: rule by the people most government officials chosen by lottery, did job for 1 year from 390 bc, citizens paid for attending assembly most important political posts were the 10 generals: elected by the assembly each year. Spartan government oligarchy is a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique government by the few wwwdictionarycom government in which a small group of people are in charge.