Erythrae (Antiquity), Basilidai
Author(s) : Duplouy Alain (12/12/2002)
For citation: Duplouy Alain, "Erythrae (Antiquity), Basilidai", 2002,Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=10619>
The Basilidai were an oligarchic Ionian genos, which ruled in Erythrae sometime during the Archaic period. According to ancient sources, they were overthrown by the people, despite their sound administration.
Oligarchic Ionian genos
Date and Place of Birth
1. Aristotle on Basilidai
2. Recent research
3. The name of the genos
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