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Deinocrates
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(Δεινοκράτης; Deinokrátēs).

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[1] Of Syracuse. Took part in the battle against Agathocles [2] shortly after 316 BC

Of Syracuse. Spared as a friend of  Agathocles [2] at the latter's seizure of power in 316 BC (Diod. Sic. 19,8,6), he soon became the leader of the exiles and of all opponents of Agathocles, took many towns in Sicily and fought w…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich) and Knell, Heiner (Darmstadt), “Deinocrates”, 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 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e312810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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