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Aristonous
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(Ἀριστόνους; Aristónous).

[German version]

[1] Founder of Acragas about 580 BC

A. of Gela, one of the founders of Acragas about 580 BC (Thuc. 6,4,4).

[German version]

[2] Brother-in-law of the tyrant  Gelon of Syracuse (1st half of 5th cent. BC)

Brother-in-law of the tyrant  Gelon of Syracuse and one of the guardians of his son Timaeus (FGrH 566 F 21).

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Käppel, Lutz (Kiel), “Aristonous”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e136310>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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