Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Demaratus (fl.510-480 BC)

Demaratus (fl.510-480 BC) was a king of Sparta best known for serving as an advisor to Xerxes I of Persia during his invasion of Greece in 480 BC. His co-ruler, Cleomenes I, was firmly anti-Persian, and this resulted in tension between the two men.

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