Archidamus IV

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Archidamus IV (Greek: Ἀρχίδαμος Δ΄) was a king of Sparta from 305 BC to c. 275 BC. He was the 23rd of the Eurypontids, the son of Eudamidas I and Arachidamia and the brother of Agesistrata, the nephew of Agis III and the grandson of Archidamus III. In 296 BC he was defeated by Demetrius I of Macedon.[1][2] He was succeeded by his son Eudamidas II.


  1. ^ Lemprière, John (1833). Bibliotheca Classica. New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill. p. 1407. 
  2. ^ Thomas, Joseph (2010). The Universal Dictionary of Biography and Mythology. New York: Cosimo. p. 154. ISBN 1616400684. 
Preceded by
Eudamidas I
Eurypontid King of Sparta
c. 305 BC – c. 275 BC
Succeeded by
Eudamidas II