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This is a list of the eponymous archons of Athens.
## Background

## Life archons

The later Athenian tradition varies on the exact position of this line; they held archonship for life, and exercised the sacral powers of kingship, as did the archon basileus later. The historicity of any of this list may be reasonably doubted. ## Decennial archons

In 753 BC the perpetual archonship (essentially a kingship, see Kings of Athens) was limited to 10 years (the "decennial archons"):

## Annual archons

## Sources

## See also

## References

The archon was the chief magistrate in many Greek cities, but in Athens there was a council of archons which comprised a form of executive government. From the late eighth century BC, there were three archons, the archon eponymous, the polemarch (replaced in 501 BC by ten strategoi), and the archon basileus (the ceremonial remnant of the Athenian monarchy). These positions were filled from the aristocracy (the Eupatridae) by elections every ten years. During this period Archon Eponymous was the chief magistrate, the Polemarch was the head of the armed forces, and the Archon Basileus was responsible for the civic religious arrangements.

After 508 BC the offices were held for only a single year, and the year was named after the archon eponymous. The archon eponymous was the chief archon, and presided over meetings of the Boule and Ecclesia, the ancient Athenian assemblies. The archon eponymous remained the titular head of state even under the democracy, though with much reduced political importance. Under the reforms of Solon, himself archon eponymous in 594 BC, there was a brief period during which the number of archons rose to ten. After 457 BC ex-archons were automatically enrolled as life members of the Areopagus, though that assembly was no longer extremely important politically at that time.

One of the archons oversaw the procedure for ostracism after 487 BC. An archon's court was in charge of epikleroi. Other duties of the archons included supervising the Panathenaea and Dionysia.

In the following list of Archons, years where the name of the archon is unknown are identified as such. Years listed as "anarchy" mean that there was literally "no archon". There are various conflicting reconstructions of lists; sources for this list are given at the end. Note that the term of an archon covered two of our years, beginning in the spring or summer and continuing into the next spring or summer. The polemarch or strategoi, basileus, and thesmothetai (the six assistants to the archons) are also listed, where known.

- Medon (Μέδων) 1068- 1048 BC.
- Acastus (Ἄκαστος) 1048 - 1012 BC.
- Archippus 1012 - 993 BC.
- Thersippus 993- 952 BC.
- Phorbas (Φόρβας) 952- 922 BC.
- Megacles (Μεγακλῆς) 922- 892 BC.
- Diognetus 892- 864 BC.
- Pherecles 864- 845 BC.
- Ariphron 845- 825 BC.
- Thespieus (Θεσπιεύς) 824- 797 BC.
- Agamestor 796- 778 BC.
- Aeschylus (Αἰσχύλος) 778- 755 BC.
- Alcmaeon (Ἀλκμαίων) 755- 753 BC.

753 BC-743 BC | Charops |

743 BC-733 BC | Aesimides |

733 BC-723 BC | Clidicus |

723 BC-713 BC | Hippomenes |

713 BC-703 BC | Leocrates |

703 BC-693 BC | Apsander |

693 BC-683 BC | Eryxias |

After 683 BC the archonship was limited to one year. Archons were chosen from the Areopagus council.

Year | Eponymous Archon | Other officials or notable events |
---|---|---|

682 BC-681 BC | Creon | |

681 BC-680 BC | Lysiades | |

680 BC-679 BC | Tlesias | |

679 BC-671 BC | Unknown | |

671 BC-670 BC | Leostratus | |

670 BC-669 BC | Unknown | |

669 BC-668 BC | Pisistratus | |

668 BC-667 BC | Autosthenes | |

667 BC-664 BC | Unknown | |

664 BC-663 BC | Miltiades | |

663 BC-659 BC | Unknown | |

659 BC-658 BC | Miltiades | |

658 BC-645 BC | Unknown | |

645 BC-644 BC | Dropides | |

644 BC-639 BC | Unknown | |

639 BC-638 BC | Damasias | |

638 BC-634 BC | Unknown | |

634 BC-633 BC | Epaenetus | |

633 BC-632 BC | Unknown | |

632 BC-631 BC | Megacles | Cylon attempts to become tyrant |

631 BC-624 BC | Unknown | |

624 BC-623 BC | Aristaechmus | |

623 BC-621 BC | Unknown | |

621 BC-620 BC | Draco | Draco reforms the legal code |

620 BC-615 BC | Unknown | |

615 BC-614 BC | Heniochides | |

614 BC-605 BC | Unknown | |

605 BC-604 BC | Aristocles | |

604 BC-600 BC | Unknown | |

600 BC-599 BC | Critias | |

599 BC-597 BC | Unknown | |

597 BC-596 BC | Cypselus | |

596 BC-595 BC | Telecles | |

595 BC-594 BC | Philombrotus | |

594 BC-593 BC | Solon | Solon reforms Draco's code, then leaves Athens, resulting in weak archons and anarchy |

593 BC-592 BC | Dropides | |

592 BC-591 BC | Eucrates | |

591 BC-590 BC | Simon | |

590 BC-589 BC | anarchy | |

589 BC-588 BC | Phormion | |

588 BC-587 BC | Philippus | |

587 BC-586 BC | Unknown | |

586 BC-585 BC | anarchy | |

585 BC-582 BC | Unknown | |

582 BC-581 BC | Damasias | |

581 BC-580 BC | Damasias | Damasias is expelled during his second term |

580 BC-579 BC | anarchy | Committee of 10 men serves jointly as archons |

579 BC-578 BC | anarchy | |

578 BC-577 BC | Unknown | |

577 BC-576 BC | Archestratidas | |

576 BC-570 BC | Unknown | |

570 BC-569 BC | Aristomenes | |

569 BC-566 BC | Unknown | |

566 BC-565 BC | Hippocleides | |

565 BC-561 BC | Unknown | |

561 BC-560 BC | Comeas | Pisistratus becomes tyrant |

560 BC-559 BC | Hegestratus | |

559 BC-558 BC | Hegesias | |

559 BC-556 BC | Unknown | |

556 BC-555 BC | Hegesias | Pisistratus is expelled but returns and becomes tyrant again |

555 BC-554 BC | Euthidemus | |

554 BC-548 BC | Unknown | Pisistratus expelled around 550 BC |

548 BC-547 BC | Erxicleides | |

547 BC-546 BC | Thespius | Pisistratus becomes tyrant again |

546 BC-545 BC | Phormion | |

545 BC-535 BC | Unknown | |

536 BC-535 BC | Phrynaeus | |

535 BC-533 BC | Unknown | |

533 BC-532 BC | Thericles | |

532 BC-528 BC | Unknown | |

528 BC-527 BC | Philoneus | Hippias and Hipparchus succeed Pisistratus as tyrants |

527 BC-526 BC | Onetorides | |

526 BC-525 BC | Hippias | |

525 BC-524 BC | Cleisthenes | |

524 BC-523 BC | Miltiades | |

523 BC-522 BC | Calliades | |

522 BC-521 BC | Pisistratus | |

521 BC-518 BC | Unknown | |

518 BC-517 BC | Hebron | |

517 BC-511 BC | Unknown | Hipparchus assassinated around 514 BC |

511 BC-510 BC | Harpactides | Hippias overthrown, Athenian democracy established. |

510 BC-509 BC | Scamandrius | |

509 BC-508 BC | Lysagoras | |

508 BC-507 BC | Isagoras | Cleisthenes competes with Isagoras for archonship, but is expelled by Cleomenes I of Sparta |

507 BC-506 BC | Alcmeon | |

506 BC-504 BC | Unknown | |

504 BC-503 BC | Acestorides | |

503 BC-501 BC | Unknown | |

501 BC-500 BC | Hermocreon | |

500 BC-499 BC | Smyrus | |

499 BC-498 BC | Lacratides | |

498 BC-497 BC | Unknown | |

497 BC-496 BC | Archias | |

496 BC-495 BC | Hipparchus | |

495 BC-494 BC | Philippus | |

494 BC-493 BC | Pythocritus | |

493 BC-492 BC | Themistocles | Themistocles begins to build the Athenian navy |

492 BC-491 BC | Diognetus | |

491 BC-490 BC | Hybrilides | |

490 BC-489 BC | Phaenippus | Battle of Marathon; Stesileus, Callimachus and Miltiades are strategoi |

489 BC-488 BC | Aristides the Just | |

488 BC-487 BC | Anchises | |

487 BC-486 BC | Telesinus | |

486 BC-485 BC | Ceures | |

485 BC-484 BC | Philocrates | |

484 BC-483 BC | Leostratus | |

483 BC-482 BC | Nicodemus | |

482 BC-481 BC | Unknown | |

481 BC-480 BC | Hypsichides | |

480 BC-479 BC | Calliades | Battle of Salamis; Aristides and Themistocles are strategoi |

479 BC-478 BC | Xanthippus | Father of Pericles; Battle of Plataea; Aristides is strategos |

478 BC-477 BC | Timosthenes | |

477 BC-476 BC | Adimantus | |

476 BC-475 BC | Phaedon | |

475 BC-474 BC | Dromoclides | |

474 BC-473 BC | Acestorides | |

473 BC-472 BC | Menon | |

472 BC-471 BC | Chares | |

471 BC-470 BC | Praxiergus | |

470 BC-469 BC | Demotion | |

469 BC-468 BC | Apsephion | |

468 BC-467 BC | Theagenides | |

467 BC-466 BC | Lysistratus | |

466 BC-465 BC | Lysanias | |

465 BC-464 BC | Lysitheus | Sophanes is a strategos |

464 BC-463 BC | Archedemides | |

463 BC-462 BC | Tlepolemus | Cimon is a strategos |

462 BC-461 BC | Conon | Ephialtes reforms the Areopagus, and is assassinated |

461 BC-460 BC | Euthippus | |

460 BC-459 BC | Phrasicles | War with Sparta, the First Peloponnesian War |

459 BC-458 BC | Philocles | Phrynicus, Dicaeogenes and Hippodamas are strategoi |

458 BC-457 BC | Habron | |

457 BC-456 BC | Mnesitheides | |

456 BC-455 BC | Callias | |

455 BC-454 BC | Sosistratus | |

454 BC-453 BC | Ariston | |

453 BC-452 BC | Lysicrates | |

452 BC-451 BC | Chaerephanes | |

451 BC-450 BC | Antidotus | Anaxicrates and Cimon are strategoi |

450 BC-449 BC | Euthydemus | |

449 BC-448 BC | Pedieus | |

448 BC-447 BC | Philiscus | Pericles, Tolmides and Epiteles are strategoi; Peace of Callias ends the Greco-Persian Wars |

447 BC-446 BC | Timarchides | |

446 BC-445 BC | Callimachus | |

445 BC-444 BC | Lysimachides | Peace between Athens and Sparta |

444 BC-443 BC | Praxiteles | |

443 BC-442 BC | Lysanias | Pericles is a strategos |

442 BC-441 BC | Diphilus | Pericles is a strategos |

441 BC-440 BC | Timocles | Pericles and Glaucon are strategoi |

440 BC-439 BC | Morychides | Pericles is a strategos |

439 BC-438 BC | Glaucinus | Pericles is a strategos |

438 BC-437 BC | Theodorus | Pericles is a strategos |

437 BC-436 BC | Euthymenes | Pericles is a strategos |

436 BC-435 BC | Lysimachus | Pericles is a strategos |

435 BC-434 BC | Antiochides | Pericles is a strategos |

434 BC-433 BC | Crates | Pericles is a strategos |

433 BC-432 BC | Apseudes | Pericles, Lacedaemonius, Diotimus, and Proteas are strategoi |

432 BC-431 BC | Pythodorus | Peloponnesian War begins; Pericles and Callias are strategoi |

431 BC-430 BC | Euthydemus | Pericles is a strategos |

430 BC-429 BC | Apollodorus | Pericles dies; Xenophon, Hestiodorus, Calliades, Melesandrus, and Phanomachus are strategoi |

429 BC-428 BC | Epameinon | Phormio is a strategos |

428 BC-427 BC | Diotimus | Demosthenes, Asopius, Paches, Cleidippes, and Lysicles are strategoi |

427 BC-426 BC | Eucles | Nicias, Charoiades and Procles are strategoi |

426 BC-425 BC | Euthynus | Laches and Hippocrates are strategoi |

425 BC-424 BC | Stratocles | Nicias, Eurymedon, Pythodorus, and Sophocles are strategoi |

424 BC-423 BC | Isarchus | Demosthenes, Cleon, Thucydides and Hippocrates are strategoi |

423 BC-422 BC | Aminias | Cleon is a strategos |

422 BC-421 BC | Alcaeus | Cleon is a strategos |

421 BC-420 BC | Aristion | |

420 BC-419 BC | Astyphilus | Alcibiades is strategos |

419 BC-418 BC | Archias | |

418 BC-417 BC | Antiphon | Laches and Nicostratus are strategoi |

417 BC-416 BC | Euphemus | Beginning of the Syracusan Expedition |

416 BC-415 BC | Arimnestus | Nicias, Alcibiades, and Lamachus are strategoi |

415 BC-414 BC | Charias | Alcibiades is a strategos |

414 BC-413 BC | Tisandrus | Lamachus is a strategos |

413 BC-412 BC | Cleocritus | Eurymedon, Demosthenes, and Nicias are strategoi; the latter two are executed in Sicily after the Syracusan Expedition fails |

412 BC-411 BC | Callias Scambonides | |

411 BC-410 BC | Mnasilochus (died); Theopompus | Simichus and Aristarchus are strategoi |

410 BC-409 BC | Glaucippus | |

409 BC-408 BC | Diocles | Anytus is a strategos |

408 BC-407 BC | Euctemon | |

407 BC-406 BC | Antigenes | Alcibiades, Adeimantus, and Aristocrates are strategoi |

406 BC-405 BC | Callias Angelides | Archestratus, Thrasylus, Pericles, Lysias, Diomedon, Aristocrates, Erasinides, Protomachus, and Aristogenes are strategoi |

405 BC-404 BC | Alexias | Adeimantus, Eucrates, Philocles, Menandrus, Tydeus, and Cephisodotus are strategoi |

404 BC-403 BC | Pythodorus | Sparta sets up the oligarchy of the Thirty Tyrants; Pythodorus not recognized as Eponymous Archon |

403 BC-402 BC | Eucleides | Thirty Tyrants expelled, democracy reestablished. |

402 BC-401 BC | Micon | |

401 BC-400 BC | Xenaenetus | |

400 BC-399 BC | Laches | |

399 BC-398 BC | Aristocrates | Trial and death of Socrates |

398 BC-397 BC | Euthycles | |

397 BC-396 BC | Souniades | |

396 BC-395 BC | Phormion | |

395 BC-394 BC | Diophandus | Athens joins the Corinthian War against Sparta |

394 BC-393 BC | Ebulides | |

393 BC-392 BC | Demostratus | Adeimantus is a strategos |

392 BC-391 BC | Philocles | |

391 BC-390 BC | Nicoteles | |

390 BC-389 BC | Demostratus | Thrasybulus and Ergocles are strategoi |

389 BC-388 BC | Antipatrus | Agyrrhius and Pamphilus are strategoi |

388 BC-387 BC | Pyrgion | Thrasybulus and Dionysius are strategoi |

387 BC-386 BC | Theodotus | |

386 BC-385 BC | Mystichides | The Corinthian War ends with the Peace of Antalcidas |

385 BC-384 BC | Dexitheus | |

384 BC-383 BC | Dietrephes | |

383 BC-382 BC | Phanostratus | |

382 BC-381 BC | Evandrus | |

381 BC-380 BC | Demophilus | |

380 BC-379 BC | Pytheas | |

379 BC-378 BC | Nicon | Renewed war with Sparta |

378 BC-377 BC | Nausinicus | |

377 BC-376 BC | Calleas | |

376 BC-375 BC | Charisandrus | Cedon is a strategos |

375 BC-374 BC | Hippodamas | |

374 BC-373 BC | Socratides | |

373 BC-372 BC | Asteius | Iphicrates, Callistratus, Chabrias, and Timotheus are strategoi |

372 BC-371 BC | Alcisthenes | |

371 BC-370 BC | Phrasicleides | Peace with Sparta. The Spartans are defeated by the Thebans at the Battle of Leuctra |

370 BC-369 BC | Dyscinitus | |

369 BC-368 BC | Lysistratus | |

368 BC-367 BC | Nausigenes | |

367 BC-366 BC | Polyzelus | |

366 BC-365 BC | Ciphisodorus | Chabrias is a strategos |

365 BC-364 BC | Chion | Iphicrates is a strategos |

364 BC-363 BC | Timocrates | |

363 BC-362 BC | Charicleides | Ergophilus and Callisthenes are strategoi |

362 BC-361 BC | Molon | Leosthenes and Autocles are strategoi; Athens and Sparta are defeated by the Thebans at Mantinea. |

361 BC-360 BC | Nicophemus | Timomachus is a strategos |

360 BC-359 BC | Callimides | Menon, Timotheus, and Cephisodotus are strategoi |

359 BC-358 BC | Eucharistus | |

358 BC-357 BC | Ciphisodotus | |

357 BC-356 BC | Agathocles | Chabrias is a strategos |

356 BC-355 BC | Elpines | Iphicrates, Timotheus, and Menestheus are strategoi |

355 BC-354 BC | Callistratus | |

354 BC-353 BC | Diotemus | |

353 BC-352 BC | Thudemus | |

352 BC-351 BC | Aristodemus | |

351 BC-350 BC | Theellus | Theogenes is Basileus (possibly) |

350 BC-349 BC | Apollodorus | |

349 BC-348 BC | Callimachus | Hegesileus is a strategos |

348 BC-347 BC | Theophilus | |

347 BC-346 BC | Themistocles | Proxenus is a strategos |

346 BC-345 BC | Archias | |

345 BC-344 BC | Ebulus | |

344 BC-343 BC | Lyciscus | Phocion is a strategos |

343 BC-342 BC | Pythodotus | |

342 BC-341 BC | Sosigenes | |

341 BC-340 BC | Nicomachus | |

340 BC-339 BC | Theophrastus | Phocion is a strategos |

339 BC-338 BC | Lysimachides | Phocion is a strategos, and is defeated by Philip of Macedon |

338 BC-337 BC | Xaerondas | Lysicles is a strategos |

337 BC-336 BC | Phrynichus | |

336 BC-335 BC | Pythodilus | |

335 BC-334 BC | Evaenetus | |

334 BC-333 BC | Ctisicles | |

333 BC-332 BC | Nicocrates | |

332 BC-331 BC | Nicites | |

331 BC-330 BC | Aristophanes | |

330 BC-329 BC | Aristophon | |

329 BC-328 BC | Ciphisophon | |

328 BC-327 BC | Euthicritus | |

327 BC-326 BC | Hegemon | |

326 BC-325 BC | Chremes | |

325 BC-324 BC | Andicles | Philocles is a strategos |

324 BC-323 BC | Hegesias | |

323 BC-322 BC | Ciphisodorus | Phocion and Leosthenes are strategoi; The Lamian War with Macedon erupts upon Alexander the Great's death |

322 BC-321 BC | Philocles | |

321 BC-320 BC | Archippus | |

320 BC-319 BC | Neaechmus | |

319 BC-318 BC | Apollodorus | |

318 BC-317 BC | Archippus | |

317 BC-316 BC | Demogenes | Demetrius Phalereus installed by the Macedonian regent Cassander as Governor. |

316 BC-315 BC | Democleides | |

315 BC-314 BC | Praxibulus | |

314 BC-313 BC | Nicodorus | |

313 BC-312 BC | Theophrastus | |

312 BC-311 BC | Polemon | |

311 BC-310 BC | Simonides | |

310 BC-309 BC | Hieromnemon | |

309 BC-308 BC | Demetrius | |

308 BC-307 BC | Charinus | |

307 BC-306 BC | Anaxicrates | Lysias is a thesmothete; Demetrius Phalereus is expelled when Demetrius I Poliorcetes captures the city from Cassander. |

306 BC-305 BC | Coroebus | Pamphilus is a thesmothete |

305 BC-304 BC | Euxenippus | Autolycus is a thesmothete |

304 BC-303 BC | Pherecles | Epicharinus is a thesmothete |

303 BC-302 BC | Leostratus | Diophantus is a thesmothete |

302 BC-301 BC | Nicocles | Nicon is a thesmothete |

301 BC-300 BC | Clearchus | Mnesarchus is a thesmothete |

300 BC-299 BC | Hegemachus | |

299 BC-298 BC | Euctemon | Theophilus is a thesmothete |

298 BC-297 BC | Mnesidemus | |

297 BC-296 BC | Antiphates | |

296 BC-295 BC | Nicias | Anticrates is a thesmothete |

295 BC-294 BC | Nicostratus | Dorotheus is a thesmothete |

294 BC-293 BC | Olympiodorus | Thrasycles is a thesmothete |

293 BC-292 BC | Olympiodorus | Epicurus is a thesmothete |

292 BC-291 BC | Philippus | |

291 BC-290 BC | Cimon | |

290 BC-289 BC | Aristonymus | |

289 BC-288 BC | Charinus (?) | |

288 BC-287 BC | Xenophon (?) | |

287 BC-286 BC | Diocles | Xenophon is a thesmothete |

286 BC-285 BC | Diotimus | Lysistratus is a thesmothete |

285 BC-284 BC | Isaeus | |

284 BC-283 BC | Euthius | Nausimenes is a thesmothete |

283 BC-282 BC | Nicias | Theophilus is a thesmothete |

282 BC-281 BC | Ourius | Euxenus is a thesmothete |

281 BC-280 BC | Gorgias | |

280 BC-279 BC | Sosistratus (?) | |

279 BC-278 BC | Anaxicrates | |

278 BC-277 BC | Democles | |

277 BC-276 BC | Euboulus (?) | |

276 BC-275 BC | Olbius | Cydias is a thesmothete |

275 BC-274 BC | Philippides (?) | |

274 BC-273 BC | Glaucippus | Euthonius is a thesmothete |

273 BC-272 BC | Unknown | |

272 BC-271 BC | Telocles (?) | |

271 BC-270 BC | Pytharatus | |

270 BC-269 BC | Peithidemus | Cleigenes is a thesmothete |

269 BC-268 BC | Diogeiton | Theodotus is a thesmothete |

268 BC-267 BC | Menecles | Theodorus is a thesmothete |

267 BC-266 BC | Nicias | Isocrates is a thesmothete; The Chremonidean War against Macedon begins |

266 BC-265 BC | Hagnias (?) | Potamon is a thesmothete |

265 BC-264 BC | Philocrates | Hegesippus is a thesmothete |

264 BC-263 BC | Diognetus | |

263 BC-262 BC | Antipatrus | |

262 BC-261 BC | Arrheneides | |

261 BC-260 BC | Cleomachus | Aphthonetus is a thesmothete; Athens is captured by Antigonus II of Macedon, ending the Chremonidean War |

260 BC-259 BC | Polystratus (?) | |

259 BC-258 BC | Unknown | |

258 BC-257 BC | Antiphon (?) | |

257 BC-256 BC | Thymochares (?) | Sostratus is a thesmothete |

256 BC-255 BC | Alcibiades (?) | |

255 BC-254 BC | Euboulus | |

254 BC-253 BC | Philostratus (?) | |

253 BC-252 BC | Lysitheides (?) | |

252 BC-251 BC | Lyceas (?) | |

251 BC-250 BC | Callimedes | Callias is a thesmothete |

250 BC-249 BC | Antimachus | Chaerigenes |

249 BC-248 BC | Thersilochus | Diodotus is a thesmothete |

248 BC-247 BC | Polyeuctus | Chaerephon is a thesmothete |

247 BC-246 BC | Hieron | Phaenylus is a thesmothete |

246 BC-245 BC | Diomedon | Phoryscides is a thesmothete |

245 BC-244 BC | Theophemus | Procles is a thesmothete |

244 BC-243 BC | Philoneus | |

243 BC-242 BC | Cydenor | |

242 BC-241 BC | Eurycleides | |

241 BC-240 BC | Lysiades | Aristomachus is a thesmothete |

240 BC-239 BC | Athenodorus | Arcetus is a thesmothete |

239 BC-238 BC | Lysias | |

238 BC-237 BC | Pheidostratus | |

237 BC-236 BC | Cimon | |

236 BC-235 BC | Ecphantus | |

235 BC-234 BC | Lysanias | Eumelus is a thesmothete |

234 BC-233 BC | Phanostratus (?) | |

233 BC-232 BC | Unknown | |

232 BC-231 BC | Jason | |

231 BC-230 BC | Unknown | |

230 BC-229 BC | Phanomachus (?) | |

229 BC-228 BC | Heliodorus | Charias is a thesmothete |

228 BC-227 BC | Leochares | Theocrisius is a thesmothete |

227 BC-226 BC | Theophilus | Philippus is a thesmothete |

226 BC-225 BC | Ergochares | Zoilus is a thesmothete |

225 BC-224 BC | Nicetes | |

224 BC-223 BC | Antiphilus | |

223 BC-222 BC | Unknown | |

222 BC-221 BC | Archelaus | Moschus is a thesmothete |

221 BC-220 BC | Thrasyphon | |

220 BC-219 BC | Menecrates | |

219 BC-218 BC | Chaerephon | |

218 BC-217 BC | Callimachus (?) | Aristoteles is a thesmothete |

217 BC-216 BC | Unknown | |

216 BC-215 BC | Hagnias | Potamon |

215 BC-214 BC | Diocles | Aristophanes is a thesmothete |

214 BC-213 BC | Euphiletus | |

213 BC-212 BC | Heracleitus | |

212 BC-211 BC | Philinus (?) | |

211 BC-210 BC | Aeschron | |

210 BC-209 BC | Unknown | |

210 BC-209 BC | Callaeschrus | Archicles is a thesmothete |

208 BC-207 BC | Ancylus (?) | |

207 BC-206 BC | Pantiades (?) | |

206 BC-205 BC | Callistratus (?) | Hagnonides is a thesmothete |

205 BC-204 BC | Euandrus (?) | |

204 BC-203 BC | Apollodorus | |

203 BC-202 BC | Proxenides | Euboulus is a thesmothete |

202 BC-201 BC | Euthycritus (?) | |

201 BC-200 BC | Nicophon (?) | |

200 BC-199 BC | Dionysius (?) | |

199 BC-198 BC | Philon (?) | |

198 BC-197 BC | Diodotus | |

197 BC-196 BC | Sositeles | |

196 BC-195 BC | Charicles | Aeschrion is a thesmothete |

195 BC-193 BC | Unknown | |

193 BC-192 BC | Phanarchides | |

192 BC-191 BC | Diodotus | Procles is a thesmothete |

191 BC-190 BC | Unknown | Cephalus is a thesmothete |

190 BC-189 BC | Hippias (?) | Theodosius is possibly a thesmothete |

189 BC-188 BC | Isocrates (?) | |

188 BC-187 BC | Symmachus | Archicles is a thesmothete |

187 BC-186 BC | Theoxenus | Bioteles is possibly a thesmothete |

186 BC-185 BC | Zopyrus | Megaristus is a thesmothete |

185 BC-184 BC | Eupolemus | Stratonicus is a thesmothete |

184 BC-183 BC | Sosigenes (?) | |

183 BC-182 BC | Hermogenes | |

182 BC-181 BC | Timesianax | |

181 BC-180 BC | Telesarchides | |

180 BC-179 BC | Dionysius (?) | Jason is a thesmothete |

179 BC-178 BC | Menedemus | |

178 BC-177 BC | Philon | Philistion is a thesmothete |

177 BC-176 BC | Speusippus | |

176 BC-175 BC | Hippacus | |

175 BC-174 BC | Sonicus | Pausanias is a thesmothete |

174 BC-173 BC | Unknown | |

173 BC-172 BC | Alexandrus (?) | |

172 BC-171 BC | Sosigenes | |

171 BC-170 BC | Antigenes | Sosandrus is a thesmothete |

170 BC-169 BC | Unknown | |

169 BC-168 BC | Eunicus | Hieronymus is a thesmothete |

168 BC-167 BC | Xenocles | Sthenedemus is a thesmothete |

167 BC-166 BC | Nicosthenes (?) | |

166 BC-165 BC | Achaeus | Heracleon is a thesmothete |

165 BC-164 BC | Pelops | Dionysicles is a thesmothete |

164 BC-163 BC | Charias (?) | |

163 BC-162 BC | Erastus | Demetrius is a thesmothete |

162 BC-161 BC | Poseidonius | |

161 BC-160 BC | Aristolas | |

160 BC-159 BC | Tychandrus | Sosigenes is a thesmothete |

159 BC-158 BC | Diocles (?) | Dionysodorus is a thesmothete |

158 BC-157 BC | Aristaechmus | |

157 BC-156 BC | Anthesterius | |

156 BC-155 BC | Callistratus | |

155 BC-154 BC | Mnestheus | Philiscus is a thesmothete |

154 BC-153 BC | Epaenetus (?) | |

153 BC-152 BC | Aristophantus (?) | |

152 BC-151 BC | Phaedrias (?) | |

151 BC-150 BC | Andreas (?) | |

150 BC-149 BC | Zeleucus (?) | |

149 BC-148 BC | Micion (?) | |

148 BC-147 BC | Lysiades (?) | |

147 BC-146 BC | Archon | Rome takes control of Greece |

146 BC-145 BC | Epicrates | |

145 BC-144 BC | Metrophanes | Epigenes is a thesmothete |

144 BC-143 BC | Hermias (?) | |

143 BC-142 BC | Theaetetus | |

142 BC-141 BC | Aristophon | |

141 BC-140 BC | Pleistaenus (?) | |

140 BC-139 BC | Hagnotheus | Menecrates is a thesmothete |

139 BC-138 BC | Apollodorus | |

138 BC-137 BC | Timarchus | |

137 BC-136 BC | Heracleitus | Dionysius is a thesmothete |

136 BC-135 BC | Timarchides | |

135 BC-134 BC | Dionysius | Theolytus is a thesmothete |

134 BC-133 BC | Nicomachus | |

133 BC-132 BC | Xenon | |

132 BC-131 BC | Ergocles | |

131 BC-130 BC | Epicles | Gorgilus is a thesmothete |

130 BC-129 BC | Demostratus | |

129 BC-128 BC | Lyciscus | |

128 BC-127 BC | Dionysius | |

127 BC-126 BC | Theodorides | Sosicrates is a thesmothete |

126 BC-125 BC | Diotimus | |

125 BC-124 BC | Jason | Athenodorus is a thesmothete |

124 BC-123 BC | Nicias (died); Isigenes | |

123 BC-122 BC | Demetrius | |

122 BC-121 BC | Nicodemus | Epigenes is a thesmothete |

121 BC-120 BC | Phocion (?) | Euandros is possibly a thesmothete |

120 BC-119 BC | Eumachus | |

119 BC-118 BC | Hipparchus | |

118 BC-117 BC | Lenaeus | Isidorus is a thesmothete |

117 BC-116 BC | Menoites | |

116 BC-115 BC | Sarapion | Sophocles is a thesmothete |

115 BC-114 BC | Nausias | |

114 BC-113 BC | Pleistaenus | |

113 BC-112 BC | Paramonus | |

112 BC-111 BC | Dionysius | Lamius is a thesmothete |

111 BC-110 BC | Sosicrates | |

110 BC-109 BC | Polycleitus | |

109 BC-108 BC | Jason | Epiphanes is a thesmothete |

108 BC-107 BC | Demochares | |

107 BC-106 BC | Aristarchus | Telestes is a thesmothete |

106 BC-105 BC | Agathocles | Eucles is a thesmothete |

105 BC-104 BC | Heracleides | |

104 BC-103 BC | Diocles (?) | |

103 BC-102 BC | Theocles | |

102 BC-101 BC | Echecrates | |

101 BC-100 BC | Medeius | Philion is a thesmothete |

100 BC-99 BC | Theodosius | |

99 BC-98 BC | Procles | |

98 BC-97 BC | Argeius | |

97 BC-96 BC | Argeius | |

96 BC-95 BC | Heracleitus | |

95 BC-94 BC | Diocles (?) | |

94 BC-93 BC | Isocrates (?) | |

93 BC-92 BC | Callias | |

92 BC-91 BC | Menedemos (?) | |

91 BC-90 BC | Medeius | |

90 BC-89 BC | Medeius | |

89 BC-88 BC | Medeius | |

88 BC-87 BC | anarchy | |

87 BC-86 BC | Philanthes | Rome annexes Athens |

86 BC-85 BC | Hierophantes | |

85 BC-84 BC | Pythocritus | |

84 BC-83 BC | Aeschraeus (?) | Athens is captured by the Roman troops of Lucius Cornelius Sulla |

83 BC-82 BC | Seleucus (?) | |

82 BC-81 BC | Herecleodorus (?) | |

81 BC-80 BC | Apollodorus (?) | |

80 BC-78 BC | Unknown | |

78 BC-77 BC | Zenion (?) | |

77 BC-75 BC | Unknown | |

75 BC-74 BC | Aeschines | |

74 BC-73 BC | Unknown | |

73 BC-72 BC | Nicetes (?) | |

72 BC-71 BC | Unknown | |

71 BC-70 BC | Aristoxenus (?) | |

70 BC-69 BC | Criton (?) | |

69 BC-67 BC | Unknown | |

67 BC-66 BC | Theoxenus (?) | |

66 BC-65 BC | Medeius (?) | |

65 BC-62 BC | Unknown | |

62 BC-61 BC | Aristeius | |

61 BC-60 BC | Theophemus | |

60 BC-59 BC | Herodes | |

59 BC-58 BC | Leucius | |

58 BC-57 BC | Calliphon | |

57 BC-56 BC | Diocles | |

56 BC-55 BC | Cointus | |

55 BC-54 BC | Aristoxenus (or Aristodemus?) | |

54 BC-53 BC | Zenon | |

53 BC-52 BC | Diodorus | |

52 BC-51 BC | Lysandrus | |

51 BC-50 BC | Lysiades | |

50 BC-49 BC | Demetrius | |

49 BC-48 BC | Demochares | |

48 BC-47 BC | Philocrates | |

47 BC-46 BC | Diocles | |

46 BC-45 BC | Apolexis | |

45 BC-44 BC | Polycharmus | |

44 BC-43 BC or 43 BC-42 BC | Diocles Azenieus | |

42 BC-41 BC | Euthydomus | |

41 BC-40 BC | Nicandrus | |

40 BC-39 BC | Philostratus | |

39 BC-38 BC | Diocles Meliteus | |

38 BC-37 BC | Menandrus | |

37 BC-36 BC | Theopeithes | |

36 BC-35 BC | Asclepiodorus | |

35 BC-34 BC | Unknown | |

34 BC-33 BC | Pammenes (?) | |

33 BC-32 BC | Cleidamus (?) | |

32 BC-31 BC | Epicrates (?) | |

31 BC-30 BC | Polycleitus Phlyeus (?) | |

30 BC-29 BC | Architemus (?) | |

29 BC-26 BC | Unknown | |

26 BC-25 BC | Dioteimus Alaieus | |

25 BC-21 BC | Unknown | |

21 BC-20 BC | Demeas Azenieus | |

20 BC-19 BC | Apolexis | |

19 BC-16 BC | Unknown | |

16 BC-15 BC | Pythagoras | |

15 BC-14 BC | Antiochus | |

14 BC-13 BC | Polyainus | |

13 BC-12 BC | Zenon | |

12 BC-11 BC | Leonides | |

11 BC-10 BC | Theophilus | |

10 BC-9 BC | Unknown | |

9 BC-8 BC | Nicias Athmoneus (?) | |

8 BC-7 BC | Demochares Azanieus (?) | |

7 BC-6 BC | Unknown | |

6 BC-5 BC | Xenon Phlyeus (?) | |

5 BC-4 BC | Apolexis Philocratous ex Oiou (?) | |

4 BC-3 BC | Aristodemus (?) | |

3 BC-2 BC | Nicostratus (?) | |

2 BC-1 BC | Demochares Azenius (?) | |

1 BC-1 | Anaxagoras (?) | |

1-2 | Areius Paianieus (?) | |

2-3 | Cedeides (?) | |

3-4 | Menneas (?) | |

4-5 | Polyainus Marathonius (?) | |

5-6 | Polycharmus Azenius (?) | |

6-7 | Theophilus (?) | |

7-24 | Unknown | |

24-25 | Charmides | |

25-26 | Callicratides | |

26-27 | Pamphilus | |

27-28 | Themistocles Marathonius | |

28-29 | Oinophilus | |

29-30 | Boethus | |

30-36 | Unknown | |

36-37 | Rhoemetalcas the younger | |

37-38 | Polycritus | |

38-39 | Zenon | |

39-40 | Secoundus | |

40-46 | Unknown | |

45-46 | Antipatrus the younger Phlyeus | |

46-49 | Unknown | |

49-50 | Deinophilus | |

50-54 | Unknown | |

53-54 | Dionysodorus | |

54-55 | Unknown | |

55-56 | Conon | |

56-61 | Unknown | |

61-62 | Thrasyllus | |

62-65 | Unknown | |

64-65 | Gaius Carreinas Secundus | |

65-66 | Demostratus | |

66-91 | Unknown | |

91-92 | Titus Flavius Domitianus | Also Roman Emperor |

92-93 | Trevilius Rufus | |

93-94 | Unknown | |

94-95 | Octavius Theion | |

95-96 | Octavius Proclus | |

96-97 | Aeolion | |

97-98 | Unknown | |

98-99 | Coponius Maximus Agnoösius | |

99-100 | Lucius Vibullius Hipparchus | |

100-101 | Flavius Stratolaus Phylesius | |

101-102 | Claudius Demophilus | |

102-103 | Flavius Sophocles Sounieus | |

103-104 | Flavius Pintenus Gargottius | |

104-105 | Flavius Conon Sounieus | |

105-107 | Unknown | |

107-108 | Flavius Alcibiades Paeanieus | |

108-109 | Julius Antiochus Philopappus (died); Laelianus | |

109-110 | Cassius Diogenes | |

110-111 | Flavius Euphanes | |

111-112 | Gaius Julius Cassius Steirieus | |

112-113 | Publius Aelius Traianus Adrianus | Later Roman Emperor |

113-114 | Deëdius Secundus Sphettius | |

114-115 | Unknown | |

115-116 | Publius Fulvius Mitrodorus Sounieus | |

116-117 | Flavius Macreanus Acharneus | |

117-118 | Unknown | |

118-119 | Maximus Agnoösius | |

119-126 | Unknown | |

126-127 | Claudius Herodes Marathonius | |

127-128 | Gaius Memmius Peissandrus Colytteus | |

128-131 | Unknown | |

131-132 | Claudius Philogenus Visseieus | |

132-133 | Claudius Domitianus Visseieus | |

133-134 | Unknown | |

134-135 | Antisthenes | |

135-138 | Unknown | |

138-139 | Praxagoras Thoricius | |

139-140 | Flavius Alcibiades Paianieus | |

140-141 | Claudius Attalus Sphettius | |

141-142 | Publius Aelius Phileas Meliteus | |

142-143 | Aelius Alexandrus Phalereus | |

143-144 | Publius Aelius Vibullius Rufus | |

144-145 | Syllas | |

145-146 | Flavius Arrianus Paianieus | |

146-147 | Titus Flavius Alcibiades Paeanieus | |

147-148 | Soteles Philippus Estiaeothen | |

148-149 | Lucius Nummius Ieroceryx Phalereus | |

149-150 | Quintus Alleius Epictetus | |

150-151 | Aelius Ardys | |

151-152 | Aelius Callicrates | |

152-153 | Lucius Nummius Menis Phalereus | |

153-154 | Aelius Alexandrus III | |

154-155 | Praxagoras Meliteus | |

155-156 | Popillius Theotimus Sounieus | |

156-157 | Aelius Gelus II | |

157-158 | Lycomedes | |

158-159 | Titus Aurelius Philemon Philades | |

159-160 | Tiberius Claudius Lysiades Meliteus | |

160-161 | Publius Aelius Themison Pammenes Azenieus | |

161-162 | Lucius Memmius Thoricius | |

162-163 | Pompeius Alexandrus Acharneus | |

163-164 | Philisteides Peiraieus | |

164-165 | Pompeius Daidouchus | |

165-166 | Sextus Phalereus | |

166-167 | Marcus Valerius Mamertinus Marathonius | |

167-168 | anarchy | |

168-169 | Tineius Ponticus Besaieus | |

169-170 | anarchy | |

170-171 | Tiberius Memmius Phlaccus Marathonius | |

171-172 | anarchy | |

172-173 | Biesius Peison Meliteus | |

173-174 | Sallustianus Aeolion Phlyeus | |

174-175 | Aurelius Dionysius | |

175-176 | Claudius Heracleides Meliteus | |

176-177 | Aristocleides Peiraieus | |

177-178 | Scribonius Capiton (?) | |

178-179 | Flavius Stratolaus Phylasius | |

179-180 | Athenodorus Agrippas Iteaius | |

180-181 | Claudius Demostratus Meliteus | |

181-182 | Daedouchus | |

182-183 | Marcus Munatius Maximianus Ouopiscus | |

183-184 | Domitius Aristaius Paionides | |

184-185 | Titus Flavius Sosigenes Palleneus | |

185-186 | Philoteimus Arcesidemou Eleousius | |

186-187 | Gaius Fabius Thisbianus Marathonius | |

187-188 | Tiberius Claudius Bradouas Atticus Marathonius | |

188-189 | Lucius Aelius Aurelius Commodus Antoninus | Also Roman Emperor |

189-190 | Menogenes | |

190-191 | Gaius Peinarius Proclus Agnousius | |

191-192 | Unknown | |

192-193 | Gaius Helvidius Secundus Palleneus | |

193-199 | Unknown | |

199-200 | Gaius Quintus Imerus Marathonius | |

200-203 | Unknown | |

203-204 | Gaius Cassianus Steirieus | |

204-209 | Unknown | |

209-210 | Flavius Diogenes Marathonius | |

210-212 | Unknown | |

212-213 | Aurelius Dionysius Acharneus | |

213-220 | Unknown | |

220-221 | Titus Flavius (?) Philinus | |

221-222 | Aurelius Melpomenus Antinoeus | |

222-230 | Unknown | |

230-231 | Cassianus Hieroceryx Steirieus | |

231-233 | Unknown | |

233-234 | Vib. Lysandrus | |

234-235 | Epictetus Acharneus | |

235-240 | Unknown | |

240-241 | Cassianus Philippus Steirieus | |

241-254 | Unknown | |

254-255 | Lucius Flavius Philustratus Steirieus | |

255-262 | Unknown | |

262-263 | Publius Herennius Dexippus (?) | Also archon basileus? |

263-264 | Unknown | |

264-265 | Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus | Also Roman Emperor |

265-274 | Unknown | |

274-275 | Titus Flavius Mondon Phlyeus | |

(Later archons???) |

- List mostly adapted from http://www.cnrs.ubc.ca/clst331/archon_l.htm and http://www.hostkingdom.net/Archons.html
- Adkins, Lesley and Roy A. Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece New York: Oxford University Press 1997 ISBN0-19-512491-X
- Aristotle's Athenian Constitution
- William Bell Dinsmoor, The Archons of Athens in the Hellenistic Age. Cambridge, 1931 (1966 reprint,
- William Bell Dinsmoor, The Athenian Archon List in the Light of Recent Discoveries. Columbia University Press, 1939 (1974 reprint, ISBN 0-8371-4735-2)
- Fox, Robin Lane The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian New York: Basic Books 2006 ISBN 0-465-02496-3
- Debra Hamel, Athenian Generals: Military Authority in the Classical Period. Koninklijke Brill NV, 1998.
- Lacey, W. K. The Family in Classical Greece Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press 1968

- Archon basileus
- Polemarch (replaced in 501 BC by ten strategoi)
- Hierotheos the Thesmothete, reported first head of the Christians of Athens.

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