The Curse of the Alcmaeonids

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Alcmaeonid curse: These skeletons of men who were killed with their hands tied may be some of Cylon's supporters. Who were the Alcmaeonids? The Alcmaeonids (alk-MEE-oh-nids) were a very rich family who lived in Athens in the Archaic and Classical periods. "Alcmaeonids" means the descendants of Alcmaeon. The Athenians thought that all the [...]