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  • Of birds, a tyrant and a humming-bird (Eustephanus fernandensis) are peculiar to the group, while another humming bird (E.
  • 184), ruled as tyrant from 570 to 554.
  • What form of government was established after his fall is uncertain; we know only that, after a long interval, Theron became tyrant (488-473) but his son Thrasydaeus was expelled after an unsuccessful war with Hiero in 472 and a democracy established.
  • It was colonized by Timoleon in 338 B.C. with settlers from Velia in Lucania, and in the time of the tyrant Phintias (289-279) it had regained some of its power.
  • It contains few remains of antiquity, except of the aqueduct and basin, said to have been made by the architect Eupalinus for the tyrant Theagenes.

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