Lycurgus

[ lahy-kur-guh s ]
/ laɪˈkɜr gəs /

noun

flourished 9th century b.c., Spartan lawgiver.
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Lycurgus

/ (laɪˈkɜːɡəs) /

noun

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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