the tyrant was deposed by popular demonstrations
Every tyrant and every oppressor deserve the full wrath of justice.
This is the beginning of Olympia I, which is written for a tyrant in Sicily by the name of Heron.
her father was a tyrant and a bully
The question that divided them is still a live one: Does a tyrant , who seizes power by force, who is obeyed from fear, have a right to rule?
Beneath a perfunctory veil of fiction, Keneally shows us a real-life tyrant exercising a power so absolute and unfeeling that it appears amoral, rather than immoral.
He now offered full co-operation to Bonaparte, and began by organizing an ‘armed neutrality’ of Baltic powers to deny the tyrant of the seas access to the ports of northern Europe.
According to one episode, Jamshid, the Iranian equivalent of King Solomon, after reigning for 700 years was overthrown by the tyrant Zahhak.
For a time he was also the brother-in-law of the Athenian tyrant , Peisistratus, who seized power three times before finally establishing a stable and apparently benevolent dictatorship.
Since Innocent eventually won that rivalry and was recognized as the legitimate pope, Roger came to be painted as a usurper and a tyrant .