Agis II

King of Sparta, son of Archidamus

Agis II (Gr. Ἄγις; c. 427 – 401 BC), the elder son of Archidamus II, was the 17th king of the Eurypontid dynasty of Sparta.

The Spartans do not ask how many the enemies are but where they are.

QuotesEdit

  • The Spartans do not ask how many the enemies are but where they are.
    • As quoted in Moralia by Plutarch, Book 16, Apophthegmata Laconica [Sayings of the Spartans], 215.
    • Variant translations:
      • Spartans do not ask how many, only where the enemy are.
      • The Spartans do not ask how many, but where their enemies are.

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