List of ancient Greek tyrants

List of ancient Greek tyrants

This is a list of tyrants from Ancient Greece.

Contents

  • Agrigentum (Acragas) 1
  • Atarneus 2
  • Athens 3
  • Argos 4
  • Byzantium 5
  • Chios 6
  • Corinth 7
  • Cyprus 8
  • Ephesus 9
  • Gela 10
  • Heraclea Pontica 11
  • Halicarnassus 12
  • Katane 13
  • Megara 14
  • Miletus 15
  • Mytilene 16
  • Naxos 17
  • Pellene 18
  • Pherae 19
  • Rhegium 20
  • Samos 21
  • Sicyon 22
  • Syracuse 23

Agrigentum (Acragas)

Atarneus

Athens

Argos

Byzantium

Chios

Corinth

  • 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

Ephesus

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

Gela

Heraclea Pontica

Halicarnassus

Katane

Megara

Miletus

Mytilene

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

Naxos

Pellene

Pherae

Rhegium

Samos

Sicyon

Syracuse