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Peisistratus.  Peisistratus rode into Athens, accompanied by a tall and beautiful woman dressed as the warrior goddess Athene.  The citizens were convinced that it was the goddess herself bringing him back to rule over them.  Inset:  A penteconter, or 50-oared galley, that was in common use in the 6th century BC.  Original artwork for illustrations on pp8-9 of Look and Learn issue no 983 (10 January 1981).  Lent for scanning by The Gallery of Illustration.

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