A.2. Die Alleinherrschaft des Demoteles auf Samos

Francis X. Ryan


There is now an overwhelming consensus in favor of the view that the monarchy attested for Demoteles on Samos was a tyranny. The key piece of evidence, however, is ambiguous. When interpreted one way, another solution is equally probable, and when interpreted another way, this other solution alone is possible.


Greek history; Demoteles; Samos; monarchy; tyranny

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