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Cypsĕlus

Κύψελος). A tyrant of Corinth, B.C. 655-625, so named because when a child he was concealed from the Bacchiadae (the Doric nobility of Corinth) by his mother in a chest (κυψέλη). He was succeeded in the tyranny by his son Periander.

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