Eurycrates

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Not to be confused with Eurycratides.

Eurycrates (Greek: Εὐρυκράτης Eurykrates) was a king of the Greek city-state of Sparta,[1] one of the Agiad (also spelled Agiade) kings,[2] who was preceded by his father Polydorus and followed by his son Anaxander.[3][4] He ruled from 665 to 640 BC.

Sources

  1. Histories
  2. The Spartan Royalty
  3. Herodotus 7.204, "(Leonides) Anaxandrides' son, Leon’s son, Eurycratides’ son, Anaxandrus’ son, Eurycrates’ son".
  4. The Kings of Sparta

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Preceded by
Polydorus
King of Sparta
665 - 640 BC
Succeeded by
Anaxander