Cleomenes may refer to:

  • one of several kings of Sparta:
    • Cleomenes I (c.520-c.490 BC)
    • Cleomenes II (370-309 BC)
    • Cleomenes III (236-219 BC)
  • Cleomenes of Naucratis, a Greek administrator
  • Cleomenes the Cynic (c. 300 BC) Cynic philosopher

Other articles related to "cleomenes":

Cleomenean War - Battle of Sellasia
... Cleomenes set off with his army to raid the territory of Argos, knowing that Antigonus would not resist him due to a lack of men ... Cleomenes also hoped that his raid would cause the Argives to lose confidence in Antigonus because of his failure to protect their territory ... it had no effect other than to make it even more clear that Cleomenes had to be defeated in a pitched battle." Cleomenes had fortified all the passes into Laconia with barricades and trenches before setting ...
Cleomenean War
... In 235 BC, Cleomenes III (r ... When, in 229 BC, the ephors sent Cleomenes to seize a town on the border with Megalopolis, the Achaeans declared war ... Cleomenes responded by ravaging Achaea ...
Cleomenean War - Domination of The Peloponnese
... Ptolemy III of Egypt offered continued assistance to Cleomenes on the condition that the Spartan king would offer his mother and children as hostages ... Cleomenes hesitated but his mother, after learning of Ptolemy's offer, went voluntarily to Egypt ... In 226 BC, the citizens of Mantinea appealed to Cleomenes to expel the Achaean garrison from the city ...
Cleomenean War - Early Years and Spartan Success
... After fortifying Belbina, Cleomenes advanced into Arcadia with 3,000 infantry and a few cavalry ... back by the ephors, and this retreat allowed Aratus to seize Caphyae as soon as Cleomenes returned to Laconia ... Once this news reached Sparta, the ephors sent Cleomenes out again he managed to capture the Megalopian city Methydrium before ravaging the territory surrounding Argos ...
Cleomenes The Cynic
... Cleomenes (Greek Κλεομένης fl ... Cleomenes in his work on Pedagogues says that Diogenes' friends wanted to ransom him, for which he called them simpletons, for, he said, lions are not the slaves of those who feed them, but rather ...