Who was Hippias, tyrant of Athens?

By |2018-04-23T07:11:04-07:00July 7th, 2017|Greeks, History|

Harmodius and Aristogeiton attacking Hippias and Hipparchus Hippias and Hipparchus When the tyrant Pisistratus died in 528 BC, his two sons, Hippias and Hipparchus, took over ruling Athens as tyrants. Hippias seems to have taken care of most of the politics, while Hipparchus took care of religious matters and the gods. (We hear about [...]