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List of ancient Greek tyrants

This is a list of tyrants from Ancient Greece.

Abydus [ edit ]

Agrigentum (Acragas) [ edit ]

Alabanda [ edit ]

Ambracia [ edit ]

Amastris [ edit ]

Argos [ edit ]

Assos & Atarneus [ edit ]

Astacus [ edit ]

Athens [ edit ]

Byzantium [ edit ]

Cardia [ edit ]

Camarina [ edit ]

Cassandreia [ edit ]

Catane [ edit ]

Chalcis [ edit ]

Chersonese [ edit ]

Chios [ edit ]

Cibyra [ edit ]

Corcyra [ edit ]

Corinth [ edit ]

Cos [ edit ]

Croton [ edit ]

Cumae [ edit ]

Cyme [ edit ]

Cyprus [ edit ]

Cyrene [ edit ]

Cyzicus [ edit ]

Dardanos [ edit ]

  • Mania, killed by her son-in-law c. 399 BC

Elatea [ edit ]

Elea [ edit ]

Elis [ edit ]

Ephesus [ edit ]

  • Athenagoras, 6th century BC
  • Pythagoras, 6th century BC
  • Pindarus, around 560 BC
  • Aristarchus, around 545-540 BC
  • Pasicles, 540-530 BC
  • Aphinagorus, fl. 530 BC
  • Comas, fl. 530 BC
  • Phanes
  • Melancomas, around 500 BC
  • Hegesias, 4th century BC
  • Syrpax, until 334 BC (stoned)
  • Melancomas II, fl. 214 BC

Epidaurus [ edit ]

Eretria [ edit ]

Gela [ edit ]

Halicarnassus [ edit ]

Heraclea Pontica [ edit ]

Hermione [ edit ]

  • Xenon, stepped down 229 BC

Himera [ edit ]

Keryneia [ edit ]

  • Iseas, 275 BC (resigned)

Lampsacus [ edit ]

Larissa [ edit ]

Leontini [ edit ]

Lindos [ edit ]

Locri [ edit ]

Megalopolis [ edit ]

Megara [ edit ]

Messana [ edit ]

Messene [ edit ]

Methymnae [ edit ]

Miletus [ edit ]

Mytilene [ edit ]

Naxos [ edit ]

Orchomenus [ edit ]

  • Aristomelidas, Archaic period (?)
  • Nearchus, 234 BC (resigned)

Oreus [ edit ]

Parium [ edit ]

Pellene [ edit ]

Pharsalus [ edit ]

Pherae [ edit ]

Phlius [ edit ]

Phocaea [ edit ]

Phocis [ edit ]

Pisa [ edit ]

Priene [ edit ]

Proconnesus [ edit ]

Rhegium [ edit ]

Samos [ edit ]

Selinus [ edit ]

  • Theron, 6th/5th century BC
  • Pythagoras, 6th/5th century BC
  • Euryleon of Sparta, 6th/5th century BC (killed)

Sicyon [ edit ]

Sigeum [ edit ]

Sinope [ edit ]

Sparta [ edit ]

Sybaris [ edit ]

Syracuse [ edit ]

Tarentum [ edit ]

Tarsus [ edit ]

Tauromenium [ edit ]

Thasos [ edit ]

Thebes [ edit ]

Zeleia [ edit ]



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