Eurycrates

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Not to be confused with Eurycratides.

Eurycrates (Greek: Εὐρυκράτης Eurykrates) was a king of the Greek city-state of Sparta,[1] one of the Agiad (also spelled Agiade) kings,[2] who was preceded by his father Polydorus and followed by his son Anaxander.[3][4] He ruled from 665 to 640 BC.

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  1. ^ Histories
  2. ^ The Spartan Royalty
  3. ^ Herodotus 7.204, "(Leonides) Anaxandrides' son, Leon’s son, Eurycratides’ son, Anaxandrus’ son, Eurycrates’ son".
  4. ^ The Kings of Sparta

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Preceded by
Polydorus
King of Sparta
665 - 640 BC
Succeeded by
Anaxander