List of ancient Greek tyrants

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This is a list of tyrants from Ancient Greece.

Agrigentum (Acragas)[edit]

Atarneus[edit]

Athens[edit]

Argos[edit]

Byzantium Empire later rome[edit]

Chios[edit]

Corinth[edit]

  • Cypselus (or Kypselos), 7th century BC
  • Periander, son of Cypselus
  • Psammetichus, Periander's nephew, who succeeded him but whose rule only lasted for three years

Cyprus[edit]

Ephesus[edit]

  • Athenagoras, 6th century BC
  • Pythagoras, 6th century BC
  • Pindarus, around 560 BC
  • Pasicles

Gela[edit]

Heraclea Pontica[edit]

Halicarnassus[edit]

Katane[edit]

Megara[edit]

Miletus[edit]

Mytilene[edit]

  • Melandrus, late 7th century BC
  • Myrsilus, late 7th century BC, (Alcaeus was against him)
  • Coes, 5th century BC

Naxos[edit]

Pellene[edit]

Pherae[edit]

Rhegium[edit]

Samos[edit]

Sicyon[edit]

Syracuse[edit]