Why Is Sparta Better Than Athens

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Ancient Greece is a land consisting of many city-states, called poleis. Each polis had its own government, set of laws, rulers, and customs. Two of the most famous and influential city-states were Sparta and Athens. Sparta is better than Athens because their army was powerful and protective, girls received some education and women had more freedom than in other poleis. There are many reasons why Sparta is more superior to Athens. Firstly, the army of Sparta was the strongest fighting force in Greece. At the age of seven, boys were taken from their parents and sent to live in the military barracks. They were treated harshly to make them tough so that they would be fierce warriors. When they reached the age of twenty, they were placed in the
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