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Greek Tyranny$
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Sian Lewis

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9781904675532

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781904675532.001.0001

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Archaic Tyrants

Archaic Tyrants

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(p.15) Chapter 1 Archaic Tyrants
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Greek Tyranny
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Sian Lewis

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781904675532.003.0002

This chapter examines the first tyrants of Greece, in the years between 750 and 550 bc. It describes who they were, why they came to power, and what they achieved. The discussion covers the origins of tyranny; the definition of tyranny; the achievements of tyranny; and the stories of Cleisthenes and Cypselus.

Keywords:   Greeks, tyranny, tyrants, Cleisthenes, Cypselus, Greek history

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