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Lycurgus

(c. 625 bc)


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Traditional founder of Classical Sparta's eunomia (‘good order’). Ancient accounts of his work evolved according to political circumstance. The earliest, in Herodotus (1) (1. 65–6), reflects official Spartan views: guardian ...

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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