Hippias & Hipparchus

Sons of Pisistratus who succeeded their father as rulers of Athens. Hipparchus was murdered by Harmodius and Aristogeiton but Hippias stayed as a ruler, punishing the killers with death.

The Athenians later chased him away with Spartan help, and he sought refuge in Persia. He was later to be killed by the Greeks at the battle of Marathon.

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