Echestratus

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Echestratus (Greek: Ἐχέστρατος) was a King of ancient Sparta from about 900 to 870 BC.[citation needed] He was a son of king Agis I, and third of the Agiad line of Spartan kings.

In his reign the district of Cynuria on the Argive border was reduced. He was the father of Labotas or Leobotes, king of Sparta.[1] His grandson was Doryssus.

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  1. ^ Pausanias iii. 2. § 2; Herodotus vii. 204.

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Preceded by
Agis I
Agiad King of Sparta Succeeded by
Labotas