Difference between Athens and Sparta.

  • Form of government. Athens had an ancient democracy, while Sparta had a classical aristocracy.
  • Economics. In Athens, such forms of economy as gardening and animal husbandry, agriculture, trade, handicrafts were developed.
  • Cultural development. In Athens, any manifestation of personal freedom was encouraged: philosophy, poetry, rhetoric. In Sparta, a complete rejection of everything "superfluous" was dictated, everything that went beyond the natural needs was considered a luxury.
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