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Pheidon

3. One of the thirty tyrants established at Athens in B. C. 404 (Xen. Hell. 2.3.2). He was strongly opposed to Critias and his party in the government, and, therefore, after the battle of Munychia he was appointed one of the new Council of Ten, in the hope that he would bring about a reconciliation with the exiles in the Peiraeeus. But he showed no willingness at all for such a course, and we find him shortly after going to Sparta to ask for aid against the popular party. (Xen. Hell. 2.4. ยงยง 23, 28; Lys. c. Erat. p. 125.)

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