（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.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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