Cleisthenes SIKIONSKY( Sikiona Tiran, the ancient Greek city on the north-east Peloponnese.)
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Biography Cleisthenes SIKIONSKY
(mind. app. 570 BC)
Cleisthenes was a descendant of Orfagora, the dynasty which ruled Sikione 100 years (665-565 BC). When Klisfene Sikion was a union of states that fought against Chris in the 1 st of the Holy War (c.. 595-585 BC), and participated in its destruction, which gave him not only to control access to the Delphic oracle, but also eliminated a powerful rival Sikiona in the Gulf of Corinth. Fighting with Argos, . Cleisthenes renamed phylum in Sikione (and the other cities were inhabited by Dorians, . The names Phil - the old tribal groups, . which divided the population, . there were similar, . Cleisthenes Dorian himself was not), . giving them mocking names 'Giat', . 'oneaty' and 'hoyreaty' ( 'kabanity', . 'Oslit' and 'svinity'), . and banned the contest here rhapsodes, . since Homer sang of constantly Argos,
. Cleisthenes re-established the Pythian games and won them in the chariot races in 582 BC. Authorities Cleisthenes was based on its military power and personal popularity, so the hand of his daughter Agaristy found many applicants. It is in the epic style they had to be at the court of Cleisthenes year until my father gave Agaristu Megaclite, the noble Athenian from a family Alcmaeonidae. From this marriage has been born another Cleisthenes, the famous Athenian reformer.