(Θεομήστωρ; Theomēstōr). Son of Androdamas from Samos, as a triḗrarchos in the Persian navy at the battle of Salamis  in 480 BC he sank Greek ships and was therefore installed as tyrant in Samos after Aeaces  (Hdt. 8,85). Without his knowledge the Samians negotiated with the Greek navy (Hdt. 9,90; cf. 9,103). When the Greeks assembled in Samos after their victory at Mycale in 479 (Hdt. 9,106), there is no further mention of T.
H. Berve, Die Tyrannis bei den Griechen, 1967, 115 f.; 588
L. de Libero, Die archaische Tyrannis, 1996,…