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1. One of the twin sons of Aristodemus, who, according to the tradition respecting the Dorian conquest of Peloponnesus, on the death of their father, inherited jointly his share of the conquered territory, and became the ancestor of the two royal families of Sparta. Procles was usually regarded as the younger of the two brothers. The line of kings descended from him was called, after his son or grandson Eurypon, the Eurypontidae. (Hdt. 8.131, 6.51, &c.; Paus. 4.1.7.)

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