Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Sparta” in entry federal-union-the-john-fiske of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
...s of the political structure made representation unnecessary and prevented it from being thought of in circumstances where it might have proved of immense value.
In an aristocratic Greek city, like Sparta , all the members of the ruling class met together and voted in the assembly; in a democratic city, like Athens, all the free citizens met and voted; in each case the assembly was primary and not repr...
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