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(Λαμπιτώ; Lampitṓ).

[German version]

[1] Daughter of the Spartan king Leotychidas II, 5th cent. BC

Daughter of the Spartan king Leotychidas II, wife of king Archidamus [1] II, mother of the later king Agis [2] II (Hdt. 6,71; Plut. Agesilaus 1; Pl. Alc. 1,123c); Aristophanes (Lys.) uses the name for a typical female representative of Sparta.

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[2] Samian woman, lover of Demetrius [4] c. 300 BC

Samian woman, lo…

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), “Lampito”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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