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(Ἰοφῶν; Iophôn)

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[1] Son of Peisistratus from his second marriage

Son of  Peisistratus from his second marriage to the Argive Timonassa, the daughter of Gorgilus and widow of the  Cypselid Archinus of Ambracia. In contrast to his brother  Hegesistratus [1], only I.'s name has survived ([Aristot.] Ath. pol. 17,3; Plut. Cato maior 24,8; Hdt. 5,94f.).


L. de Libero, Die Archaische Tyrannis, 1996, 88

Traill, PAA 537360.

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Patzek, Barbara (Wiesbaden) and Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), “Iophon”, 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 04 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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