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(Διονύσιος; Dionýsios).

Famous personalities: D. [1], the tyrant of Syracuse; the historian D. [18] of Halicarnassus. Dionysios (month),  Months, names of the. The chronicle of Ps.-D. by Tell Maḥre see D. [23].

I. Politically active personalities

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[1] D. I. Notorious tyrant in Syracuse c. 400 BC

of Syracuse, son of Hermocritus, born in c. 430 BC, died in 367 BC. Founder of the ‘greatest…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Karttunen, Klaus (Helsinki), Ameling, Walter (Jena), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), Inwood, Brad (Toronto), Döring, Klaus (Bamberg), Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Montanari, Franco (Pisa) et al., “Dionysius”, 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 01 April 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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