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[4] and Cleombrotus, in turn, had two sons, Agesipolis and Cleomenes, of whom Agesipolis reigned only a short time and left no sons, while Cleomenes, who became king after him, lived to lose his elder son Acrotatus, but left behind him a younger son Cleonymus Cleonymus, however, did not come to the throne, but Areus,1 who was a grandson of Cleomenes and son of Acrotatus; Areus fell in battle at Corinth,2 and his son Acrotatus came to the throne;

1 See the Pyrrhus, xxvi. 8ff.

2 In 265 B.C., in battle with Antigonus Gonatas.

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