Definition of Pisistratus in English:


Line breaks: Pi¦sis|tra¦tus
Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈsɪstrətəs
(also Peisistratus)
( Circa 600-circa 527 bc), tyrant of Athens. He reduced aristocratic power in rural Attica and promoted the financial prosperity and cultural pre-eminence of Athens.

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retention of juvenile features in the adult animal