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  Agis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Agis led Spartan forces at the battle of Mantinea (418
Agis aided Lysander in the final Spartan victories of the war.
The rebels were crushed, and Agis was killed at Megalopolis.
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 Agis IV -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Son of Eudamidas II., of the Eurypontid family, commonly called Agis IV.
The abolition of debts was carried into effect, but the land distribution was put off by Agesilaus on various pretexts.
Though too weak and good-natured to cope with the problem which confronted him, Agis was characterized by a sincerity of purpose and a blend of youthful modesty with royal dignity, which render him perhaps the most attractive figure in the whole of Spartan history.
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He invaded Attica at the head of the Peloponnesian forces in the summers of 431, 430 and 428, and in 429 conducted operations against Plataea.
In 294 B.C. he was defeated at Mantineia by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who invaded Laconia, gained a second victory close to Sparta, and was on the point of taking the city itself when he was called away by the news of the successes of Lysimachus and Ptolemy in Asia Minor and Cyprus.
The son of Eudamidas II., grandson of Archidamus IV., brother of Agis IV.
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 CLEOMENES - LoveToKnow Article on CLEOMENES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
CLEOMENES III., the son and successor of Leonidas ii., reigned about 235219 B.C. iTe made a determined attempt to reform the social condition of Sparta along the lines laid down by Agis IV., whose widow Agiatis he married; at the same time he aimed at restoring Spartas hegemony in the Peloponnese.
After twice defeating the forces of the Achacan League in Arcadia, near Mount Lycaeum and at Leuctra,he strengthened his position by assassinating four of the ephors, abolishing the ephorate, which had usurped the supreme power, and banishing some eighty of the leading oligarchs.
9; Gehlert, De Cleomene (Leipzig, 1883); Holm, History of Greece, iv.
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Agis led Spartan forces at the battle of Mantinea (418 B.C.) during the Peloponnesian War.
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