Fame Money and Power: The Rise of Peisistratos and Democratic Tyranny at Athens

Fame Money and Power: The Rise of Peisistratos and Democratic Tyranny at Athens

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By (author) Brian M. Lavelle

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  • Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
  • Format: Hardback | 370 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 232mm x 34mm | 721g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Ann Arbor, MI
  • ISBN 10: 0472114247
  • ISBN 13: 9780472114245
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: 10 b/w pls

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Peisistratos the son of Hippokrates, and his sons dominated affairs in Athens from 546 to 510 BCE, but the contemporary and near-contemporary accounts of that rule are so self-interested and contradictory that a study of the period necessarily highlights source criticism, says Lavelle (classical studies, Loyola U., Chicago). He says Peisistratos di

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