Agidai

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Agidai

 

a dynasty which reigned in Sparta simultaneously with the Eurypontidai dynasty.

The Agidai were evidently of Achaean origin; they were considered to be descendants of the semilegendary king Agis I.

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