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Heraclius [1-7]
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(Ἡράκλειος; Hērákleios). Two prominent Sicilians known from the trial of  Verres in 70 BC:

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[1] Citizen of Syracuse, 1st cent. BC

The son of a certain Hieron, a wealthy citizen of Syracuse. In 73 BC he inherited from a homonymous relative a magnificent ho…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Goulet-Cazé, Marie-Odile (Antony), Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), Johne, Klaus-Peter (Berlin) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Heraclius [1-7]”, 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 25 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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