Tyrant of Chios, 6th cent. BC
Tyrant of Chios, who took part in the Scythian campaign in 513 BC as an adviser of Darius  (Hdt. 4,138). It can not be determined whether he was deposed at the beginning of the Ionian Revolt. Nevertheless, he was able to resume his reign after the Persians' victory (in 493/2 BC). In 479 he was able to elude a conspiracy (Hdt. 8,132). At the liberation of Ionia after the battle of Mycale in 479 S. may also have been toppled.