Person: Kylon from Athens (Attica)

Record ID: 1737
Name: Kylon
Place of Origin: Athens (Attica)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -640 to -640 )
List of Disciplines:
running: diaulos
List of References:
Euseb. Chron. L. 113 (ed. Christesen) = African. Chron. F65 l. 99 (ed. Wallraff)
Her. 5.71
Paus. 1.28.1
Plut. Sol. 12.1
Thuc. 1.126
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 56
Comment: Tried to overthrow the Athenian government around 630s BC (esp. Herodotos; Thucydides; Plutarch). A bronze statue of Kylon was still seen by Pausanias.