Ruling dynasty at first in Gela, later in Syracuse. Founded by Deinomenes  of Gela and continued by his four sons Gelon, Hieron, Thrasybulus and Polyzalus. The marriage of Theron's daughter Damarete to Gelon resulted in close relations of kinship between the Deinomenids and the Emmenids of Acragas (cf. fig.).
▲ Back to top ▲
Cite this page
Meister, Klaus (Berlin),
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 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e312930>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510