Spartan Writing & Literature - Quiz & Worksheet


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What form of literature was most popular in ancient Sparta?

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1. When was most of the great Spartan poetry written?

2. Which of these Greek authors was NOT a Spartan citizen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will allow you to check your understanding of Spartan literature. You will be quizzed on famous authors and the style of their writings.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to see if you can recall:

  • The era when most Spartan literature was written
  • A Greek author who is not a Spartan
  • Major themes of some of Sparta's authors

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the most popular form of Spartan literature
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what other Greeks said about two Spartan authors
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who some of Sparta's greatest authors were and when the golden age of Spartan literature took place

Additional Learning

You can find out more about these ancient writers by reviewing the lesson titled Spartan Writing & Literature. It will help you understand:

  • The focus of Spartan culture
  • Sources of current day knowledge about Sparta
  • The written dialect that a Spartan author used