Doryssus

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Doryssus or Dorissus or Doriagus[1] (Greek: Δόρυσσος) was a king of ancient Sparta.[2] Pausanias identified him as the son of Labotas or Leobotes and the father of Agesilaus I. He was killed in battle between the Spartans and the Argives.[3] He reigned for 29 years.[4]

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  1. ^ Newton, Isaac. Drafts of various parts of The Original of Monarchies. 1701-2.
  2. ^ Lemprière, John. Lempriere's Classical Dictionary of Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors. London: Routledge, 1984.
  3. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece. 2nd century.
  4. ^ Edward William Whitaker (1821). A Complete System of Universal History. pp. 417–. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
Preceded by
Labotas
Agiad King of Sparta Succeeded by
Agesilaus I