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(Κλέανδρος; Kléandros).

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[1] C. of Gela Founded tyrannis in Gela in 505 BC

Son of Pantares. C. founded c. 505 BC the tyrannis in  Gela and was assassinated after governing for seven years. C. created the preconditions for the rise of Gela under his brother and successor Hippocrates [4] (Hdt. 7,154; Aristot. Pol. 1316a 37f.).


D. Asheri, in: CAH 42, 1988, 758

H. Berve, Die Tyrannis…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld) and Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), “Cleander”, 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 February 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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