Lycurgus of Sparta

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Jacques-Louis David
published on 07 November 2022

An 18th-century painting by Jacques-Louis David of Lycurgus of Sparta, aka, 'the Lawgiver', the legendary Spartan ruler (9th century BCE?) credited with defining the city's famous emphasis on military endeavour.

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David, J. (2022, November 07). Lycurgus of Sparta. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16660/lycurgus-of-sparta/

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David, Jacques-Louis. "Lycurgus of Sparta." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 07, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16660/lycurgus-of-sparta/.

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David, Jacques-Louis. "Lycurgus of Sparta." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Nov 2022. Web. 28 Nov 2022.

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