Charilaus is best known as the ward and nephew of the Spartan reformer Lycurgus. During his reign, the Spartans invaded Argolis. The long-standing hostility with Tegea is also believed to date from Charilaus' reign.
- Pausanias, Description of Greece. Robert Hale Ltd., London, Book 3, VII, 2-3.
- Plutarch, Lives: Lycurgus.
| Eurypontid King of Sparta
c. 780–c. 750