SPARTA

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1600 -> 1200 BC
Mycenean Civilisation: Menalaus and Helen. Fine palaces and objects
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1200 -> 1000 BC
Dorians invade from the north and settle in the 'paradise' of Sparts. Ethnic oppresion of Acheans who become 'Helots'
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1000 -> 800 BC
Dorian settlement and growth: Stability and prosperity. Early Sparta formed out of four villages; Pitana, Limnae, Mesoa and Cynosura
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800 -> 750 BC
Expansion of Sparta within Laconia: Sparta expands southwards to incorporate a 5th village, Amyclae. Dorians outside Sparts become 'Perioeci' 9dwellers around)
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735 -> 700 BC
Expansion of Sparta withing Messene: Annexation of Messenia. '1st Messinian war' 706 BC. Spartas only colony- Tarentum
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675 BC
Failed expansion into Arcadia: Humiliating defeat be Arcadians at Tega 'Battle of the Fetters'
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670 BC
Failed expansion into Argos: 669 BC heavy defeat by Argos at Battle of Hysiae
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670 -> 653 BC
Messinians revolt: 17 years of grueling fighting. Phalanx fighting formation, war poetry by Tyrtaias
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After 650 BC
Reforms of Lycourgos: Also after 650 BC tyranny in other parts of Greece, e.g Corinth and Megara
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Dorians invade from the north and settle in the 'paradise' of Sparts. Ethnic oppresion of Acheans who become 'Helots'

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1200 -> 1000 BC

Card 3

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Dorian settlement and growth: Stability and prosperity. Early Sparta formed out of four villages; Pitana, Limnae, Mesoa and Cynosura

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Card 4

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Expansion of Sparta within Laconia: Sparta expands southwards to incorporate a 5th village, Amyclae. Dorians outside Sparts become 'Perioeci' 9dwellers around)

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Expansion of Sparta withing Messene: Annexation of Messenia. '1st Messinian war' 706 BC. Spartas only colony- Tarentum

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