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Zeuxidamus
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(Ζευξίδαμος/Zeuxídamos).

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[1] King of Sparta, c. 700 BC

Was considered a Spartan king of the house of the Eurypontids and a son of Archidamus, is supposed to have been the successor to his grandfather Theopompus [1] towards the end of the 8th cent. BC, but is not mentioned in Hdt. 8,131, appearing only in Pausanias' list of Spartan kings (3,7,6; 4,15,3) into which he was probably inserted only in the 4th cent. BC [1. 97; 2. 344 f.].

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[2] Son of …

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), “Zeuxidamus”, 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 18 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12216890>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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