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Cedon
(138 words)

(Κήδων; Kḗdōn).

[German version]

[1] Athenian, attempted before 514 BC to topple the tyrannis of the Peisistratids

Athenian, possibly of the  Alcmaeonid family, attempted in vain before 514 BC to topple the tyrannis of the  Peisistratids. This glorious deed was later commemorated at symposia with a  scolion (Aristot. Ath. pol. 20,5).

Bibliography

Rhodes, 248.

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne) and Dreyer, Boris (Göttingen), “Cedon”, 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 25 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e611510>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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