Polycrates

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Polycrates

(pəˈlɪkrəˌtiːz)
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(Biography) died ?522 bc, Greek tyrant of Samos, who was crucified by a Persian satrap
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A similar background may explain Amasis' alliance with the tyrant Polycrates of Samos, which figures prominently in Herodotus, and which probably took place towards the end of the reign, early in the 520s.