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arthur.bosquetti
10 October, 2016, 10:23 PM UTC
Leonidas
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gn4454
10 October, 2016, 10:27 PM UTC
leonidas
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ladeli1994
10 October, 2016, 10:33 PM UTC
Basileus Leonidas said:

Leonidas n.n



LEONIDAS
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gg11
10 October, 2016, 10:43 PM UTC
iron
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Dieneces
10 October, 2016, 10:43 PM UTC
LEONIDAS
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spartangame
10 October, 2016, 10:44 PM UTC
LEON
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worthyfish79529
10 October, 2016, 10:49 PM UTC
Leonidas
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e_shinagawa_hideo
10 October, 2016, 10:50 PM UTC
Leonidas
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Eroica
10 October, 2016, 10:54 PM UTC

Leonidas is not named here but he can't be the 5th son as his father only had 4 sons. In fact he was the 3rd son. Also, his brothers had names other than those listed here: they are just made up names by Plarium. 

Either it is a trick question designed to see if we know the facts or else the names are only meant to be hypothetical and not factual for the sake of a riddle. If it it is latter, then the riddle doesn't make sense because the first four sons would have the hypothetical names beginning with a different vowel plus -ron and you would expect the other name to be Iron as it's the only other name with the same ending and beginning with a vowel that hasn't been used yet but the vowel that hasn't been used yet is the letter "i" and it is not the 5th vowel but the 3rd one so it wouldn't make sense that "Iron" would be the 5th son if they were naming the sons alphabetically in chronological order. Leonidas himself is not listed among the four names given which might suggest that he would be the 5th son in this hypothetical puzzle and that the other names appearing to have a pattern are just a red herring. The suggested missing name seeming to be Iron could be a nickname for Leonidas referring to his prowess with iron i.e a sword. Unlike his eldest (half-) brother who was to inherit the throne by virtue of his birth and not ability he and his other brothers underwent the strict Spartan training required to become a Spartan citizen. (This is all if you want to ignore the historical facts of Leonidas being the 3rd of 4 sons.)

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vane_g_94
10 October, 2016, 10:58 PM UTC
iron man 
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icemanve
10 October, 2016, 10:58 PM UTC

Anaxándridas tuvo cuatro hijos: Leónidas I, Cleómbroto I, Dorieo y Cleómenes I por lo que no hubo un quinto hijo

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gatosalvaje_mch
10 October, 2016, 11:04 PM UTC
tu abuelita 
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Glory
10 October, 2016, 11:22 PM UTC
Leonidas 1 only had three living brothers, however his youngest brother Cleombrotus may have been a twin.   
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Aphrodite
10 October, 2016, 11:29 PM UTC
Leonidas
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bakopan
10 October, 2016, 11:31 PM UTC

Iron Leonidas

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kirnic
10 October, 2016, 11:38 PM UTC
leonidas
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fame2
10 October, 2016, 11:48 PM UTC
Leonidas
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evelynst
10 October, 2016, 11:51 PM UTC
It's Iron because it is the last voule!
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discus
11 October, 2016, 12:07 AM UTC
Basileus is the fifth son's name
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DIGITALATRITON
11 October, 2016, 12:13 AM UTC
iron
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