- For others with this name, see Alcamenes (disambiguation).
According to Pausanias, he was a commander in the night-expedition against Ampheia, which began the First Messenian War, but died before its 4th year. In his reign Helos was taken, a place near the mouth of the Eurotas, the last independent hold most likely of the old Achaean population, and the supposed origin of the term "helot".
|Agiad King of Sparta
c. 740 – c. 700 BC
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