People - Ancient Greece: Hermias of Atarneus
Ancient Mysian eunuch and tyrant of Assos.
Hermias in Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities
A Mysian eunuch, tyrant of Assos, and the friend and patron of Aristotle, who married his adopted daughter Pythias. In B.C. 344 Hermias was seized by Mentor, the Greek general of the king of Persia, and by him sent to the Persian court, where he was put to death. (See Diog. Laert. v. 3; Diod.xvi. 52.）
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