- flourished 9th century b.c., Spartan lawgiver.
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The following too may well excite our admiration for Lycurgus.
In memory of this accident, Lycurgus built a temple to Minerva.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch
Lycurgus did not, however, rely entirely on this disposition.
The officers took it, accordingly, and brought it at once to Lycurgus.
A law to him would be a paragraph of the legislation of Solon, Lycurgus or Charondas.The Cult of Incompetence
- 9th century bc, Spartan lawgiver. He is traditionally regarded as the founder of the Spartan constitution, military institutions, and educational system
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