Rites of Passage in Sparta

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In Sparta, the agoge (a-go-jay) was a definite test that boys underwent before they could be considered men. In the comments, can you think of anything nowadays that definitively marks the transition from childhood to adulthood?

Explore the site below and gain more knowledge about life in Sparta. You never know what might pop up in class…
Agoge – Spartan Military Training

Here is the link to today’s powerpoint: The-Spartan-Agoge (Review this for Friday’s quiz)

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