Dionysius of Halicarnassus (History of Archaic Rome, VII 3-11), deriving from Timaeus of Tauromenium, offers a detailed picture of the life and deeds of Aristodemus of Cumae, and describes him as a “tyrant”. The aim of this paper is to demonstrate that Aristodemus, despite being a “demagogue” hated by the Cumaean aristocracy, was actually a king (βασιλεύς), with political, military and religious powers.

Cuma e la tirannide di Aristodemo: aspetti politico-istituzionali

BIANCHI, Edoardo
2015

Abstract

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (History of Archaic Rome, VII 3-11), deriving from Timaeus of Tauromenium, offers a detailed picture of the life and deeds of Aristodemus of Cumae, and describes him as a “tyrant”. The aim of this paper is to demonstrate that Aristodemus, despite being a “demagogue” hated by the Cumaean aristocracy, was actually a king (βασιλεύς), with political, military and religious powers.
Aristodemo, Cuma, Tarquinio Superbo, monarchia, tirannide, Timeo di Tauromenio
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