Classics - Community life in the Classical World: Option 1 - Sparta

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Classics - Community life in the Classical World: Option 1 - Sparta
1 The Spartan State
1.1 The geographical position of Sparta in Greece.
1.2 Details of her policy towards and conquest of Messenia
2 Sparta and other Greeks
2.1 The nature and limitations of the evidence:
2.1.1 Aristophanes, Xenophon and Plutarch on women and education.Aristotle on education and government.
2.1.2 Spartan attitudes to non-Spartans
2.1.3 Sparta’s isolationism and the attitudes of other Greeks towards Sparta
3 Social structure
3.1 The Spartiatai
3.2 the Periokoi (origins)
3.3 the Helots (origins)
3.4 The different duties and roles of each class
3.5 The concept of Eunomia
4 Culture/ Artistic achievements
4.1 Poetry (the nature of the content of the poems of Tyrtaios)
4.2 bronze works
4.3 sculpture and pottery
5 Government
5.1 Eligibility, election, duties, responsibilities and limitations of:
5.1.1 the Kings
5.1.2 the Ephors
5.1.3 the Gerousia
5.1.4 the Ecclesia (Apella)
6 Lykourgos
6.1 The legend of his establishment as a leader in Sparta
6.2 His contribution to education in Sparta.
7 Education of boys
7.1 The purpose of the agoge.
7.2 The treatment of boys, from birth to joining the military messes.
7.3 Games, discipline, food, clothing, organisation (platoons, eirenes)
7.4 The role of the paidonomos
8 Women
8.1 Their upbringing
8.2 Marriage
8.3 Daily life
8.4 Physical appearance
8.5 Duties
8.6 Land holding
8.7 Attitude of other Greeks
9 Military organisation
9.1 The army’s organisation and fighting methods
9.2 Training, appearance and equipment (particularly based on statuary)
9.3 Accommodation
9.4 The syssitia, krypteia
10 The Spartan army in action
10.1 An understanding of the basic facts on the heroism of Leonidas and the 300
10.1.1 Candidates should be aware of the basic details of the account in Herodotus: Histories, Book VII, Chapters 207 to the end, including the role and influence of Demaratus
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