Agesilaus II

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A·ges·i·la·us II

 (ə-jĕs′ə-lā′əs) 444?-360? bc.
Spartan king (399?-360?). Considered one of the most important military leaders of antiquity, he successfully defended Sparta during the Corinthian War (395-387).
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A•ges•i•la•us II

(əˌdʒɛs əˈleɪ əs)
444?–c360 B.C., king of Sparta c400–c360.
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Service followed under a prince in Thrace and then in Asia Minor under the Spartan king Agesilaus II, who at the Battle of Coronea defeated a coalition of Greek states, including Athens.