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(Αἰάκης; Aiákēs).

[German version]

[1] Father of the tyrants  Polycrates and  Syloson of Samos (6th cent BC)

Father of the tyrants  Polycrates and  Syloson of Samos (Hdt. 3,39). His identification with A., son of Brychon, erector of a statue in the Heraeum, is doubtful.

[German version]

[2] Tyrant of  Samos (beginning of 5th cent, BC)

Grandson of the foregoing, son of Syloson. Tyrant of  Samos and vassal of Darius (Hdt.…

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Patzek, Barbara (Wiesbaden), “Aeaces”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 18 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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