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In Greek mythology, Cynortas /sɪˈnɔːrtəs/ or Cynortes /sɪˈnɔːrtz/ (Greek: Κυνόρτας) was a king of Sparta. He was a son of King Amyclas of Sparta and Queen Diomede, brother of Argalus and Hyacinthus and the father of Oebalus or of Perieres.

His tomb was shown near Scias at Sparta.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 9. 5.; 3. 10. 3
  2. ^ Pausanias, 3. 1. 3; 3. 13. 1.
  3. ^ Scholia on Euripides, Orestes, 447

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
King of Sparta Succeeded by