was home to the city-states of Sparta and Athens.

After the death of Callicratidas Spartan allies sought to have Lysander reappointed as navarch but as it didn’t comply with Spartan law he was appointed as aracus’s deputy in name, but was the actual commander....

Many city-states surrendered, except for a relatively few that included Athens and Sparta....

The women of the city-states of Athens and Sparta had profound differences in their roles in the political and the daily lives of their families and their cities.


The two most influential city-states were Athens and Sparta.

Sparta and Athens are alike in few ways one was is in there class of social groups.

In 1 Corinthians it is clear that the gift of ecstatic language is a gift of the Holy Spirit (12:10). Yet it is also clear that the situation described in 1Corinthians 14 lacked the control of the Spirit, and that other, disruptive, elements were present. It is obvious that there could be little sharing, because too many were trying to talk at once; and much of what was being said required an interpreter to make it meaningful. Paul insists that only two or three may talk in tongues at any one meeting, and that they must have an interpreter. He who lacks an interpreter must keep silence (vs. 28). It is more desirable to build up the church through prophecy, and two or three may take turns prophesying. The person who holds the floor must keep silence (vs. 30) if someone else has a new revelation to share. The prophets must control themselves and respond to the group (vs. 32). For God is not the Lord of confused tumult (as was Bacchus) but rather of peace (vs. 33). When the Corinthians had been 'carried away' (12:1f) in the cult of 'dumb idols' they had felt themselves powerless to resist their force and fury, but Paul's message here is one of self-control under the influence of the Holy Spirit. If everyone feels impelled to speak at once, it is not the work of God, 'who would have all things done decently and in order (vs. 40)


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I believe the peloponnesian war evolved because of Athenian support for Spartan enemies, Spartan alarm at a rise in Athenian power, and the drastic differences between the two cultures....

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In the end, philosophy made the fortune of Athens, which essentially became the University Town of the Roman Empire (only Alexandria came close as a center of learning); but even Sparta's army eventually failed her, as Spartan hegemony was destroyed at the battle of Leuctra in 371 by the brilliant Theban general Epaminondas, , who killed a king, Cleombrotus, for the first time since King Leonidas was killed by the Persians at Thermopylae in 480.

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A melancholy instance of this Spanish name can be found with Father Florencio Ibañez, who is buried in the floor of the ruined church of the isolated and wind-swept in the Salinas Valley of .

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Socrates would have found few takers for his conversation at Sparta -- and it is hard to imagine the city tolerating his questions for anything like the thirty or more years that Athens did.

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While this gave Sparta the best army in Greece, regarded by all as next to invincible, and helped Sparta defeat Athens in the Peloponnesian War (431-404), we do not find at Sparta any of the accoutrements otherwise normally associated with Classical Greek civilization: no historians, no playwrights, no great architecture, and, especially, no philosophers.