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Headword: *lukou=rgos
Adler number: lambda,823
Translated headword: Lykourgos, Lycurgus
Vetting Status: high
A Spartan, a lawgiver; born 50 years[1] after the Trojan wars. He was a paternal uncle of King Charilaos of Sparta, and a brother of Eunomos. And he was in control of the Spartans for 42 years; and when he laid down his laws it was as the guardian of his nephew; and he himself was king for 18 years. After him Nikandros [reigned] for 38 years. He wrote laws.[2]
Greek Original:
*lukou=rgos, *spartia/ths, nomoqe/ths: o(\s ge/gone tw=n *trwi+kw=n meta\ e)/th n#. h)=n de\ qei=os pro\s patro\s *xarila/ou tou= basileu/santos *spa/rths, *eu)no/mou a)delfo/s. kai\ e)kra/thse tw=n *spartiatw=n e)/th mb#: o(/te kai\ tou\s no/mous e)/qeto e)pitropeu/wn to\n a)delfidou=n: kai\ au)to\s d' e)basi/leusen e)/th ih#. meq' o(\n *ni/kandros e)/th lh#. e)/graye no/mous.
See also, and more fully, lambda 824. The present material comes from the scholia to Plato, Republic 599D (where L. is mentioned).
[1] 58 in the scholion (and 8 in some of the Suda mss).
[2] That L. was ever (a) king of Sparta is unlikely.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; law; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 January 2007@07:44:38.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 January 2007@21:30:20.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 23 January 2007@03:13:04.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@03:26:12.


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