Brill’s New Pauly

Get access

(274 words)

(Ἡγησίστρατος; Hēgēsístratos).

[German version]

[1] Tyrant of Sigeum, around 530 BC

Son of  Peisistratus and the Argive Timonassa (Hdt. 5,94; Aristot. Ath. Pol. 17,3). Installed as tyrant of Sigeum by his father around 530 BC, he defended the city as a colony of the Peisistratids against the Mytilenaeans (Hdt. loc. cit.).



Davies 11793,VI (B)

M. …

Cite this page
Beck, Hans (Cologne), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Hegesistratus”, 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 22 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

▲   Back to top   ▲