A tyrant of Megara, who obtained his power about B.C. 630, having espoused the part of the
commonalty against the nobles. He was driven out before his death. He gave his daughter in
marriage to Cylon
A Thasian, the son of Timosthenes, renowned for his extraordinary strength and swiftness.
He gained numerous victories at the Olympian, Pythian, Nemean, and Isthmian Games, and is
said to have won 1400 crowns. He lived about B.C. 480 (Pausan. vi. 6, 5; id. 11, 2).