Kingship of Theopompus at Sparta (42 words)

Historical Context Note

Context

Theopompus' reign is associated with the first Spartan conquest of Messenia and with the creation of the ephorate, an important civil magistracy present in several Greek states of Dorian origin (although this creation is most often attributed to the Spartan legislator Lycurgus).

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