Biography of Abantidas (s. III a.C.)

Usurper of the sovereign power in Sicione, their homeland. Around the 267 b.c. citizens gathered in Assembly had entrusted the Government to Cleinias, the bravest of the Sicionios. Abantidas did kill, and persecuted all their relatives and friends, but was killed shortly thereafter by the Avengers of Cleinias.