They were separated by mountains
They were hostile to each other
They had different gods
They traded with different countries
Women could vote
Slaves were made free
It was illegal to own land
All free men were citizens
Darius I conquered the Greeks at Marathon.
Xerxes burned Athens.
The Athenian navy defeated the Persians at Salamis.
Xerxes defeated the Spartans at Thermopylae.
Darius I attacked Lydia
Sparta did not like how Athens was growing
Athens attacked Sparta
Pericles died of the plague
Were held every year
Gave gold medals as prizes
Were held in Sparta
Were open to athletes from all over the Greek city-states