Spartan society to the battle of leuctra

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names for spartans

- spartans 

- lakonians

- lakedamonians 

- peloponnesians 

- dorians

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the 5 villages which together made the city of spa

- pitana

- mesoa

- limnai

- kynasoura

- Amyklai

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mountain ranges

situated in a protected mountainous area, protected from invaders

- Taygetus - western mountain range

- parnon - eastern mountain range

- arcadian - northern mountain range

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spartan myths

- much admired in modern and ancient times

- model society/strict utopia

- romans inherited the view

- each generation creates own image which their day

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resources

- iron, lead, gold and silver

- barley, wheat and oats and grains and olives

- sheep

- orchards and vineyards

- hides of animals made into leather

- port of gytheon - fish and seafood access

- murex mollusc was use to create purple red dye for cloaks

- pigs, wild animals, bees and hens were used also

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geographical settings and natural features

- small but fertile river plan - grow all the food

- sea of gytheo 

- river eurotas depoisted water and made super rich fertile soil

- climate was EXTREME - harsh winters, long hot summers

- protected from invasion by sea

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geographical settings and natural features

- small but fertile river plan - grow all the food

- sea of gytheo 

- river eurotas depoisted water and made super rich fertile soil

- climate was EXTREME - harsh winters, long hot summers

- protected from invasion by sea

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