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Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Periander 2. A tyrant of Ambracia, was contemporary with his more famous namesake of Corinth, to whom he was also related, being the son of Gorgus, who was son or brother to Cypselus. The establishment of a branch of the family in Ambracia will be seen to have been quite in accordance with the ambitious policy of the Cypselidae in the west of Greece, as mentioned above. Periander was deposed by the people, probably after the death of the Corinthian tyrant (B. C. 585). The immediate occasion of the insurrection, according to Aristotle, was a gross insult offered by him to one of his favourites. (Arist. Pol. 5.4, 10, ed. Bekk.; Ael. VH 12.35; Perizon. ad loc. ; D. L. 1.98; Menag. ad loc.; Clinton, F. H. sub anno 612; Müller, Dor. 1.6.8, 8.3, 3.9.6.) [E.E