Pisistratus

or Pei·sis·tra·tus

[ pahy-sis-truh-tuh s, pi- ]
/ paɪˈsɪs trə təs, pɪ- /

noun

c605–527 b.c., tyrant of Athens 560–527 (father of Hipparchus and Hippias).

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Pisistratus
/ (paɪˈsɪstrətəs) /

noun

?600–527 bc, tyrant of Athens: he established himself in firm control of the city following his defeat of his aristocratic rivals at Pallene (546)
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