[pahy-sis-truh-tuh s, pi-]
- c605–527 b.c., tyrant of Athens 560–527 (father of Hipparchus and Hippias).
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However, we do not hesitate to reject the devil and to accept Pisistratus.Introduction to the Study of History
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Solon lived after Pisistratus seized the government a long time.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch
Pisistratus, pointing first to the beasts, then to the instrument.
Pisistratus understands: the father is like the hurdygurdy, at once dead and living.
"Pisistratus, you are as great an agitator as your namesake," cried my father, smiling.
- ?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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