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What were the results of the Persian Wars and how did they impact the Greek city-states?

How did the Persian Wars affect the Greek city-states? The Persian Wars affected the Greek city-states because they came under the leadership of Athens and were to never again invade the Persian Armies. The Peloponnesian wars affected them when it led to the decline of Athenian power and continued rivalry.

Who destroyed Acropolis?

the Persians

What happened to the Acropolis?

There’s no recorded history of what happened at the Acropolis before the Mycenaeans cultivated it during the end of the Bronze Age. In 480 B.C., the Persians attacked again and burned, leveled and looted the Old Parthenon and almost every other structure at the Acropolis.

What is the most famous Acropolis?

The most famous acropolis is the one in Athens. The Athenian Acropolis is home to one of the most famous buildings in the world: the Parthenon.

Why was Acropolis built on a hilltop?

Athens has the best-known acropolis, built during the second half of the 5th century bc. The Athenian acropolis, located on a craggy, walled hill, was built as a home of Athena, the patron goddess of the city.

Why was Sparta economically inferior to Athens?

Unlike Athens, Sparta’s economy depended on conquering other people and farming. Because most of the Spartan men spent their lives as warriors, Sparta used slaves to produce it’s goods. Sparta conquered other neighboring regions. The people living in it’s neighboring regions became Sparta’s slaves.

Was Athens richer than Sparta?

While Spartans relied on agriculture for maintaining their economy, Athens became the foremost trading power of the Mediterranean by the 5th century BC and was thus, considerably richer. The two city-states that best represent each form of government were Sparta (oligarchy) and Athens (democracy).

How did Athenians get the goods they needed for everyday life?

Athenians got the goods they needed for everyday life by trading with foreign lands and other city states. Buying and selling goods in the agora, or marketplace. Using coins, which made trade easier.

Did Athens have a good economy?

Economy is the way that a civilization organizes the exchange of money, food, products, and services. Athenian economy depended on trade. Athens was nearby the sea and was therefore able to trade with other city-states and foreign lands. They traded: honey, olive oil, silver, and painted pottery.

What did Athens rely heavily on?

For what reason did the Athenians have to rely heavily on trade? Because the land around them did not provide enough food for all the city’s people, Athens economy was based on trade. they would trade olives, olive oil,honey, silver and pottery. and in exchange would get wood from Italy, and grain from Egypt.

What was the average lifespan of a Spartan?

A Spartan 4 will hit at least 100 years active front line duty. Thats over 3 times longer. So if the pre military life being 18 years and the 120 year life expectancy hold true, being another 50 years on top of the fighting years, then a Spartan 4s average life expectancy should be nearly 170 years old.

What did Sparta rely on?

Sparta’s economy relied on farming and on conquests of other people. Sparta had fertile soil but there was not enough land to provide food. Spartans took land from their neighbors, who were then forced to work for Sparta. Spartan men were expected to serve in the Army until the age of 60.

Who was a citizen in Sparta?

The population of Sparta consisted of three main groups: the Spartans, or Spartiates, who were full citizens; the Helots, or serfs/slaves; and the Perioeci, who were neither slaves nor citizens. The Perioeci, whose name means “dwellers-around,” worked as craftsmen and traders, and built weapons for the Spartans.

What was Rome’s greatest defeat?

Battle of the Teutoburg Forest

What was Rome’s worst defeat?

Carthaginian victory