Archon (disambiguation)

Archon (Gr. αρχων, pl. αρχοντες) is a Greek word that means "ruler" or the like.

Archon may also refer to:

In history:
* Archon of Pella, a satrap of Babylonia and one of the Diadochi
* Archon Basileus, a position in the government of classical Athens

Butterflies or moths:
* "Archon" (butterfly), a genus of butterfly
* Archon apollinaris, a butterfly
*Paysandisia archon, a moth

In fiction:
* Archon (Dungeons & Dragons), a fantasy race featured in the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game
* Archons, a villainous race of hyper-dimensional entities from the comic book series "The Invisibles"
* Archons, the crew of the U.S.S. "Archon" in the original "Star Trek" episode "The Return of the Archons"
* Archons, the leaders of the Dark Eldar in the tabletop wargame "Warhammer 40,000"
*"The Archon", the second book of the Oracle Prophecies Trilogy by Catherine Fisher. In the trilogy, the Archon is also the title of the God-on-Earth.
*Archons, psionic entities in the "StarCraft" series
* "", a computer game from the 1980s
**"", its sequel

Other:
* Archon (convention), a science fiction/gaming convention held in Collinsville, Illinois
* Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, an award of merit bestowed by the Patriarch of Constantinople
* Archon Corporation, a company that has owned casinos and water parks
* Archon, Aisne, a commune of the Aisne "département" in northern France
* Archon X Prize, a genomics contest


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