Sparta was the most powerful state in Ancient Greece.
Sparta had two kings one usually went to war and one usually stayed at home.
Boys left their mothers at the age of 7 years to train for the army. They then joined the army at the age of 20.
Girls went to school at the age of seven, and usually got married by the time they were 18 years of age.
Each Spartan man had a farm but spent most of his time preparing for war.
Spartans led the Greek states to the famous war with the Persian Empire, the battle of Thermopylae. The Spartans only having 300 men and the Persians having over 10,000 men.
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