Agis II

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

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

Quotes[edit]

  • 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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