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Agis

(ā`jĭs), name of four Spartan kings. Agis I, fl. late 10th cent. B.C., was the traditional founder of the Agiad dynasty, one of the two ruling dynasties of Sparta, which had a dual kingship. The other dynasty, the Eurypontids, fathered the succeeding Agises. Agis II, d. 398? B.C., acceded to the throne on the death (c.427) of his father, Archidamus II. Agis led Spartan forces at the battle of MantineaMantinea
, city of ancient Greece, in E central Arcadia (now Arkadhía). In the Peloponnesian War a coalition led by Mantinea and Argos and urged on by Athens was defeated (418 B.C.) by Sparta at Mantinea.
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 (418 B.C.) during the Peloponnesian WarPeloponnesian War
, 431–404 B.C., decisive struggle in ancient Greece between Athens and Sparta. It ruined Athens, at least for a time. The rivalry between Athens' maritime domain and Sparta's land empire was of long standing. Athens under Pericles (from 445 B.C.
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, c.450–404 B.C., Athenian statesman and general. Of the family of Alcmaeonidae, he was a ward of Pericles and was for many years a devoted attendant of Socrates. He turned to politics after the Peace of Nicias (421 B.C.
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, who had fled to Sparta to avoid trial at home, he quickly invaded Attica and established a post there. Later he quarreled with his adviser. Agis aided Lysander in the final Spartan victories of the war. Agis III, d. 331 B.C., succeeded his father Archidamus III in 338. He led a revolt of Peloponnesian cities against Alexander the Great, who was in Asia. The rebels were crushed, and Agis was killed at Megalopolis. His death ended Greek revolts against Alexander. Agis IV, d. c.240 B.C., son of Eudamidas II, succeeded his father c.244 B.C. He tried to revitalize Sparta by reform and by returning to the constitution of Lycurgus. His efforts failed, and he was murdered.
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The Gracchi, Agis, Cleomenes, and others of Plutarch's heroes, do not in the record of facts equal their own fame.
The sashes were up, and one of the white calico curtains was fluttered straight out like a streamer above the agi tated water of the wake.
The transaction includes Old Mutual and RGP management selling the entire issued share capital to AGI, even though the terms were not revealed.
The Agis and NSC teams with lawyers and financial advisers "The agreement brings together the strengths of NSC and Agis, by leveraging NSC's technical strengths and global network and Agis' local industry and market expertise to deliver high-quality galvanised steel in a very cost-effective and efficient manner to customers in the region," an Agis statement said.
The agreement brings the strengths of NSC and AGIS, by leveraging NSC's technical strengths and global network and AGIS's local industry and market expertise to deliver high quality galvanised steel in a very cost effective and efficient manner to customers in the region," a joint statement said.
NSC has signed an agreement for equity investment in AGIS through a share transfer by which, NSC is to secure 20 per cent of voting rights in AGIS, with AGIS becoming an equity method affiliate of NSC for accounting purposes," said a statement.
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FEBRUARY 13, 2008: Agis is charged with manslaughter and bailed.
As "Phocion," she can butter up Hermocrates under the pretext of seeking intellectual enlightenment; woo his scientifically minded spinster sister, Leontine (Fiona Shaw), by bathing her in adoring love and attention; and become the friend and playmate Agis has never had.
One day while spying on the potential threat to her throne, the Princess sees a naked Agis emerge from a swim and promptly falls totally in love.
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5% level of AGI required to deduct medical expenses because they don't know what's eligible, Howell says.