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ID: 500355364
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Record Type: Person
Agathocles, Tyrant of Syracuse (Ancient Greek tyrant, 361-289 BCE)

Note: Military leader who set himself as tyrant of Syracuse, Sicily; later declared himself king of Sicily. A champion of Hellenism, he waged war unsuccessfully against Carthage. Noted in in Chapter VIII of Niccolò Machiavelli’s treatise on politics as one of those who by their crimes come to be princes.

Names:
Agathocles, Tyrant of Syracuse (preferred,V,display,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Agathocles, King of Sicily (V)
Agathocles of Syracuse (V)
Agathokles Syrakus, Tyrann (V,German,NA,U)
Agathocles, tiranno di Siracusa (V,Italian,NA,U)
Agathocles (V)
Ἀγαθοκλῆς (V,Greek,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Ancient Greek (preferred)
Greek

Roles:
tyrant (preferred)
ruler
soldier

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Termini Imerese (Palermo province, Sicily, Italy) (inhabited place)

Events:
reign:   tyrant of Syracuse 317-289 BCE and king of Sicily 304-289 BCE  Sicily, Ancient (Sicily, Italy) (former nation/state/empire)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Agathocles, Tyrant of Syracuse (I,U)

Biographies:
(Ancient Greek tyrant, 361-289 BCE) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Greek ruler, 361-289 BCE) ..... [JPGM]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Ἀγαθοκλῆς ........ [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Agathocles ........ [VP]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Agathocles," accessed 10 December 2013
Agathocles, King of Sicily ........ [VP]
...................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Agathocles of Syracuse ........ [JPGM Preferred, VP]
............................................  O'Neil, Antigonid Kings of Macedon, The Classical Quarterly (2003) accessed 10 December 2013
Agathocles, tiranno di Siracusa ........ [VP]
............................................................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) Vatican Library
Agathocles, Tyrant of Syracuse ........ [VP Preferred]
...........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 85310512
Agathokles Syrakus, Tyrann ........ [VP]
.....................................................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) DNB

Subject: ........ [JPGM, VP]
....................  O'Neil, Antigonid Kings of Macedon, The Classical Quarterly (2003) 502
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
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