Sparta versus Athens

This webquest is designed to help you find out the differences between Athens and Sparta in Ancient Greece. 


All the web pages will give you some information, but it is up to you to search effectively to find it...

Main question for all:


What are the differences between Athens and Sparta?


Extension questions:

1. What are the pros and cons of each state system? Which one would you prefer to live in and why?


2. Compare the treatment of men and women in Sparta and Athens. Did Spartan women enjoy more freedom? Do you think it was fair that men and women were treated differently?


3. Many of the city states in Greece were constantly bickering and disagreeing with each other. Often they were openly at war with each other. Why might this have been the case?