List of ancient Greek tyrants

This is a list of tyrants from Ancient Greece.

Contents

AbydusEdit

Agrigentum (Acragas)Edit

AlabandaEdit

AmbraciaEdit

AmastrisEdit

ArgosEdit

Assos & AtarneusEdit

AstacusEdit

AthensEdit

ByzantiumEdit

CardiaEdit

CamarinaEdit

CassandreiaEdit

CataneEdit

ChalcisEdit

ChersoneseEdit

ChiosEdit

CibyraEdit

CorcyraEdit

CorinthEdit

CosEdit

CrotonEdit

CumaeEdit

CymeEdit

CyprusEdit

CyreneEdit

CyzicusEdit

ElateaEdit

EleaEdit

ElisEdit

EphesusEdit

  • Athenagoras, 6th century BC
  • Pythagoras, 6th century BC
  • Pindarus, around 560 BC
  • Aristarchus, around 545-540 BC
  • Pasicles, 540-530 BC
  • Aphinagorus, fl. 530 BC
  • Comas, fl. 530 BC
  • Phanes
  • Melancomas, around 500 BC
  • Hegesias, 4th century BC
  • Syrpax, until 334 BC (stoned)
  • Melancomas II, fl. 214 BC

EpidaurusEdit

EretriaEdit

GelaEdit

HalicarnassusEdit

Heraclea PonticaEdit

HermioneEdit

  • Xenon, stepped down 229 BC

HimeraEdit

KeryneiaEdit

LampsacusEdit

LarissaEdit

LeontiniEdit

LindosEdit

LocriEdit

MegalopolisEdit

MegaraEdit

MessanaEdit

MesseneEdit

MethymnaeEdit

MiletusEdit

MytileneEdit

NaxosEdit

OrchomenusEdit

  • Aristomelidas, Archaic period (?)
  • Nearchus, 234 BC (resigned)

OreusEdit

PariumEdit

PelleneEdit

PharsalusEdit

PheraeEdit

PhliusEdit

PhocaeaEdit

PhocisEdit

PisaEdit

PrieneEdit

ProconnesusEdit

RhegiumEdit

SamosEdit

SelinusEdit

  • Theron, 6th/5th century BC
  • Pythagoras, 6th/5th century BC
  • Euryleon of Sparta, 6th/5th century BC (killed)

SicyonEdit

SigeumEdit

SinopeEdit

SpartaEdit

SybarisEdit

SyracuseEdit

TarentumEdit

TarsusEdit

TauromeniumEdit

ThasosEdit

ThebesEdit