Let's try for two of each we'll start with differences 1) the first obvious difference between ancient greece and ancient persia was sheer size at its greatest extent, which would have been the. The term hellenistic comes from the root word 'hellas', an ancient greek word for greece that was coined by german historian johann gustav droysen to denote the spread of greek culture and colonization over the non-greek states that were captured by alexander the great in the 4th century bce. Athens and sparta had many differences and similarities politically and economically even though the power houses of greece didn't settle their differences,they both helped set the pathway for greece for many years to come.
Democracy, power, and imperialism in fifth-century athens in athenian political thought and the reconstruction of american democracy, edited by j peter euben and john r wallach, 103-149 new york: cornell university press, 1994. This paper will examine the governments of ancient athens and ancient rome, and specifically the differences between the two forms of government in these countries an understanding of these differences can help explain why athens developed into a democracy, and rome developed into a republic. The country of greece, in 400-500 bc was led to greatness by two poli or city-states, athens and sparta they had a common language, religion, and sense of superiority over all non-greeks however these two super powers of the time had many differences in how they went about gaining greatness.
Sparta and athens shared similarities and differences in their systems of government, militaristic focuses, judgment and views of women in addition to this, the social gatherings of athenians and spartans both had affinities and contrasts. Original bust is a roman copy (c 100 ce) of an early 4th century bce greek original, and is located in holkham hall in norfolk, uk with essential historical data conveyed, we can return back to our comparison and contrast of the two historians. There wasn't much love lost between athens and sparta, the two most important city-states of ancient greece at the height of its influence, athens was the glittering cultural capital of the.
During the 5th century bc, greece was dominated by two main powers: democratic athens and the military oligarchy of sparta these city-states were very different. Ancient greece test list 4 similarities and/or differences between athens and sparta what was the difference between the role of women in athens and in sparta. Herodotus visited babylon, phoenicia, egypt, southern russia, and athens, settling in the athenian colony of thurii in southern italy in 443 bce written sometime between 450 and 425 bce, herodotus's work is divided into nine books. Spartans and athenians both worshiped the same gods as the rest of greece, poseidon, zeus, etc although the patron god of sparta was artemis, and the patron god of athens was athenia.
A) what are the similarities and differences between the greek concept of democracy and present day representative democracy the greece word 'demokratia', which means 'governement by the people', was first used by the greece to show their political system back to the 5th century bc of the classical greece period to the modern 21st century, over such a long period of time, t. In the middle of the fifth century bce, art, writing, and sciences flourished in athens great thinkers, playwrights, athletes, and artists emerged out of ancient greece this emergence of various art forms reflected the political and economic power of athens. Athens and sparta athens and sparta were the two largest greek city-states of the ancient world they were the biggest of rivals, two towering cities at their peak, the most influential cultural, military, and trade powers of western civilization in the first millennium bc. Athens in the fifth century bc and modern political systems for example, politicians arranged along factional lines debate each other over many of the same issues as did athenians in the fifth.
I'll also choose arbitrary times to compare: the second half of the fifth century bc in athens (the periclean age) and the first century bc in rome (the end of the republic and the beginning of the empire. Fifth-century athens is the greek city-state of athens in the time from 480 bc-404 bc this was a period of athenian political hegemony , economic growth and cultural flourishing formerly known as the golden age of athens with the later part the age of pericles. Athens and sparta, both powerful greek city-states, had fought as allies in the greco-persian wars between 499 and 449 bc in the wake of the persian retreat, however, athens grew more powerful.