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Aristotle, Athenian Constitution (ed. H. Rackham), chapter 14 (search)
Peisistratus, being thought to be an extreme advocate of the people, and having won great fame in the war against Megara,Perhaps the hostilities that ended in the Athenians' capture of Nisaea about 570 B.C. inflicted a wound on himself with his own hand and then gave out that it had been done by the members of the opposite factions, and so persuaded the people to give him a bodyguard, the resolution being proposed by Aristophon. He was given the retainers called Club-bearers, and with their aid he rose against the people and seized the Acropolis, in the thirty-second year after the enactment of his laws, in the archonship of Comeas. It is said that when Peisistratus asked for the guard Solon opposed the request, and said that he was wiser than some men and braver than others—he was wiser than those who did not know that Peisistratus was aiming at tyranny, and braver than those who knew it but held their tongues. But as he failed to carry them with him by saying thi
Aristotle, Athenian Constitution (ed. H. Rackham), chapter 17 (search)
Peisistratus, therefore, grew old in office, and died of disease in the archonship of Philoneos, having lived thirty-three years since he first established himself as tyrant, but the time that he remained in office was nineteenAristot. Pol. 1315b 31 says 'seventeen.' years, as he was in exile for the remainder. Therefore the story that Peisistratus was a lover of Solon and that he commanded in the war against Megara for the recovery of Salamis is clearly nonsense, for it is made impossible by their ages, if one reckons up the life of each and the archonship in which he died. When Peisistratus was dead, his sons held the government, carrying on affairs in the same way. He had two sons by his wedded wife, Hippias and Hipparchus, and two by his Argive consort, Iophon and Hegesistratus surnamed Thettalus. For Peisistratus married a consort from Argos, Timonassa, the daughter of a man of Argos named Gorgilus, who had previously been the wife of Archinus, a m
Aristotle, Athenian Constitution (ed. H. Rackham), Fragments (search)
hose death he was banished; but Creusa's son Ion was recalled to aid Athens in war with Eleusis, won them victory, and died and was buried in Attica. of Xuthus.> *)ek tw=n *(hraklei/dou peri\ *politeiw=n. Erechtheus was succeeded as king by Pandion, who divided up his realm among his sons Schol. Aristoph. Wasps 1223 Megara to Nisus>. *)ek tw=n *(hraklei/dou peri\ *politeiw=n. And these sections were continually quarrelling; but Theseus made a proclamation and brought them together on an equal and like footing. Plut. Thes. 25