(361 BCE-288 BCE) tyrant of Syracuse; he was a strong military leader but a violent political leader; he took power in Syracuse by either murdering or banishing thousands of citizens and was able to compel people to follow his orders because of the large mercenary force he brought with him; in the l...
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tyrant of Syracuse, in Sicily, from 317 to c. 304 and self-styled king of Sicily after c. 304. A champion of Hellenism, he waged war unsuccessfully ... [7 related articles]
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Agathocles (Greek name Ἀγαθοκλῆς (Agathokles): derived from αγαθός (agathos) good and κλέος (kleos) glory) is a Greek name; the following personalities were named Agathocles: It is also the name of: ...
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[son of Lysimachus] Agathocles (Aγαθoκλής; born between 320-310’s BC-died 284 BC) was a Greek Prince who was of Macedonian and Thessalian descent. He was the son born to the diadochus Lysimachus from his first wife the Queen consort, Nicaea a daughter of the powerful regent Antipate...
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[band] Agathocles is a Belgian political grindcore band that began in 1985. They are mainly known for producing a large quantity of split seven-inch EPs. They play a style of grindcore that they have dubbed "mincecore". Their lineup has changed numerous times since they first started, the on...
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[writers] Agathocles (Gr. Ἀγαθοκλῆς, fl. 3rd century BC) was a Greek historian who wrote a history of Cyzicus (περὶ Κυζίκου) in the Ionic dialect. He is called by Athenaeus both a Babylonian and a Cyzican. He may originally have come from Babylon, and have settled at C...
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[grandson of Agathocles of Syracuse] Agathocles ( Ἀγαθοκλῆς, flourished 3rd century BC) was an Egyptian Greek nobleman and through his mother was related to the Ptolemaic dynasty. ==Family Background== Agathocles was a second child born to Theoxena of Egypt by an unnamed father, w...
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