|King of the Bosporan Kingdom|
|Reign||circa. 245–240 BC|
circa. 240 BC|
Spartokos IV was a son of Paerisades II and is known for an inscription in coinage after the death of his father that shows him calling himself king whilst displaying Pan. His brief reign is due to the fact that he was killed by his brother Leukon II who killed Spartokos after finding out that he was sleeping with his wife Alkathoe, who ending up killing Leukon later on in his reign.
- French version of Wikipedia 
- Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World.
ca. 245-240 BC Spartokos IV].
- Ovid. Ibis, Chapter 57.
That a virtuous woman in adultery is called after you have killed, as the virtuous called whose avenging hand Leucon sacrificed.
Collection of coins from the reign of Spartokos IV here
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