Example sentences for: peisistratus

How can you use “peisistratus” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Among other monuments, he erected his distinctive arched gate, and completed the temple of Olympian Zeus on foundations laid by Peisistratus nearly seven centuries earlier (see page 57).

  • On one occasion when he was forced from power, Peisistratus dressed a tall, beautiful country girl to look like the goddess Athena, and then entered Athens in triumph with the “goddess” leading his procession.

  • Peisistratus established a dynasty that remained in uninterrupted power for half a century.

  • Peisistratus, a resourceful and relatively benign tyrant, continued to steer Athens towards greatness.

  • However, Peisistratus’ successors proved less popular, and democracy was eventually re-established by force.


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