Harmodius

Harmodius

assassinated Hipparchus, brother of the tyrant Hippias. [Gk. Hist.: EB (1963) XI, 198]

Harmodius

slew Hipparchus, brother of the tyrant Hippias. [Gk. Hist.: EB (1963) XI, 198]
See: Heroism
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In fresh myrtle my blade I'll entwine, Like Harmodius, the gallant and good, When he made at the tutelar shrine A libation of Tyranny's blood.
Thus the plot against the children of Pisistratus arose from their injurious treatment of Harmodius's sister, and insulting him also; for Harmodius resenting the injury done to his sister, and Aristogiton the injury done to Harmodius.
From Kritios and Nesiotes' threateningly advancing musclemen Harmodius and Aristogeiton, known as the Tyrannicides or tyrant killers (477-476 B.
Maybe Hadrian, Zeno, Themistocles, Harmodius, Aristogiton, Sophocles, and Socrates were, but what of John Milton?
Thucydides' digression on Harmodius and Aristogeiton, juxtaposed to the diachronic narrative of affairs concerning Alcibiades, may indeed advance accurate knowledge of the past to be the apposite determinant variable in the process of arriving at decisions in the present.
It begins with Byron's first, tentative, imitations of Moore who was an already established man of letters; traces the extraordinary development of their literary symbiosis as lyricists and writers of oriental romances; then, by way of Moore's poetic portraits of Byron as the fallen angel Rubi (in The Loves of the Angels) and as a modern Harmodius, moves to a culmination in a deeply sympathetic analysis of what is, perhaps, Moore's greatest work, the Letters and Journals of Lord Byron, with Notices of his Life.
Elsewhere Spivey quotes where Miltiades encouraged Callimachus before Marathon to emulate Harmodius and Aristogeiton, the Tyrannicides (p.