Lycurgus of Sparta: Life & Laws


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Approximately when did Lycurgus live?

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1. With whom did Lycurgus seek approval for the laws he intended to impose in Sparta?

2. Who did Lycurgus save from certain death at the time of the infant's birth?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of Lycurgus of Sparta. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include Lycurgus' rescue of a newborn.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Era in which Lycurgus lived
  • Definition of an agoge
  • Laws Lycurgus imposed on Sparta
  • Whose approval Lycurgus sought

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Lycurgus of Sparta
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Sparta's military and education program
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Lycurgus' life and the reforms he instituted

Additional Learning

Find detailed information on this historical figure in the lesson called Lycurgus of Sparta: Life & Laws. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the biographical details of Lycurgus
  • Recognize the importance of the reforms Lycurgus instituted
  • Know the legend of Lycurgus' death
  • Understand how Lycurgus is remembered today