In this lesson, we will learn who Lycurgus of Sparta was. Together, we’ll take a closer look at his history, his personal life and his legacy. Then we can analyze the improvements he made to Sparta and the ways in which his death impacted the survival of those changes.
Lycurgus of Sparta was a legendary creator of the laws of Sparta. Of particular importance to him were laws that inspired financial frugality, citizen equality and a strong military.