Pelops of Sparta

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Pelops of Sparta
Born circa 210s BC
Sparta
Parents Lykourgos

Pelops (Greek: Πέλοψ) was King of Sparta of the Eurypontid dynasty. He was son of Lykourgos.

He was born sometime around 210 BC, but his father soon died that year. Since he was an infant, a regent reigned, first Machanidas and then Nabis. In 199 BC however, Pelops was assassinated by Nabis, who assumed the throne. He was the last of the Eurypontid Dynasty.

Preceded by
Lykourgos
Eurypontid King of Sparta
210–199 BC
Succeeded by
n/a (last of the Eurypontid line)