Peisistratus on the Strymon

  title={Peisistratus on the Strymon},
  author={James W. Cole},
  journal={Greece and Rome},
  pages={42 - 44}
  • J. Cole
  • Published 1 April 1975
  • History
  • Greece and Rome
Both Herodotus and Aristotle record the first known contact between Athens and the Macedonian area. It occurs in the time of Peisistratus, specifically during his second (?) exile. Herodotus refers briefly to revenues which Peisistratus collected from the Strymon region, which helped him recover his power (i. 64. 1). Aristotle in more detail states: ‘Peisistratus joined with others in the settlement of Rhaecelus in the Thermaic Gulf area. From there he went to the Pangaion region from which he… 
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