Murder of Hipparchus by Harmodius and Aristogiton

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Historical Context Note

Hipparchus was Pisistratus' son and shared power in Athens with his brother Hippias, whose tyranny got significantly harsher following the murder of Hipparchus.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Murder of Hipparchus by Harmodius and Aristogiton". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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