Do You Know Agis III?

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Agis III was a king who heroically died buying time for the escape of his troops. He had a short reign but was he known to be brave. How much do you know about Agis III? Figure out with this short quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is Agis III?
    • A. 

      The first king of Sparta

    • B. 

      The 5th king of Sparta

    • C. 

      The 10th king of Sparta

    • D. 

      The 21st king of Sparta

  • 2. 
    What is his relationship with Archidamus III
    • A. 

      His son

    • B. 

      His Cousin

    • C. 

      His Nephew

    • D. 

      His Uncle

  • 3. 
    When exactly did he succeed his father?
    • A. 

      20th February 320 BC

    • B. 

      11th May 298 BC

    • C. 

      1st June 337 BC

    • D. 

      2nd August 338 BC

  • 4. 
    What event was going on the day he succeeded his father
    • A. 

      The Marriage of his sister

    • B. 

      The Murder of his brother

    • C. 

      The battle of Chaeronea

    • D. 

      The war against Macedon

  • 5. 
    Who did he lose a significant brotherland to?
    • A. 

      Alexander the great

    • B. 

      Philip II of Macedon

    • C. 

      Archidamus III

    • D. 

      Unknown

  • 6. 
    Agis III reigned for how many years?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      15

  • 7. 
    What weapon was used to slay him?
    • A. 

      Sword

    • B. 

      Arrow

    • C. 

      Javelin

    • D. 

      Hammer

  • 8. 
    Who succeeded him?
    • A. 

      His Son

    • B. 

      His Brother

    • C. 

      His Wife

    • D. 

      His Daughter

  • 9. 
    How was his reign described?
    • A. 

      Short and peaceful

    • B. 

      Short and eventful

    • C. 

      Short and fearful

    • D. 

      Short and cruel

  • 10. 
    Who did Agis III lose the war to?
    • A. 

      Grecians

    • B. 

      Romans

    • C. 

      Macedonians

    • D. 

      Scythians

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