Sparta: Terminology and Vocabulary

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Male Spartan Citizen
Spartiate
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Word meaning 'home', English word 'economics'
Oikos
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4th cent Greek philosopher was critical of Spartan system
Aristotle
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Slaves
Helots
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Spartan education system
Agoge
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Word describing political system where issues discussed by 'council of elders' before being put before assembly
Probouleutic
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5th cent historian born in Halicarnassus
Herodotus
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City invaded by Sparta in 735BC
Messenia
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Free but non-citizen inhabitants of Sparta
Perioeci
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Spartan secret police
Kypteia
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Word meaning 'proclamation'
Rhetra
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Council of 28 men over 60 yrs old
Gerousia
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1st cent AD historian who lived in Athens
Plutarch
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Citizen-soldiers whose name derives from type of shield they used
Hoplites
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Word meaning 'the people', English word 'democracy'
Demos
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One of 5 annually elected officials
Ephors
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Word meaning 'the equals'
Homoioi
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Oikos

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Word meaning 'home', English word 'economics'

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Aristotle

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Helots

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Agoge

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