- Leon (king of Sparta)
King of Spartafrom 590 to 560 BC.
He was the son of
Eurycratidesand like him was mentioned in the seventh book of "The Histories" by Herodotus. He is said to have, like his father, fought to a draw with the Tegeans.
He was succeeded on the throne by
Anaxandridas II, who managed to defeat Tegea.
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