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Hicetas
(519 words)

(Ἱκέτας; Hikétas).

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[1] Syracusan nobleman, tyrant of Leontini, around 350 BC

Syracusan nobleman, friend of  Dion [I 1]. In the troubles after Dion's death in 353 BC he won the tyranny of Leontini. He initially supported the Syracusans in their struggle against  Dionysius [2] II. However, during his campaign against Syracuse in 346 he reached an understanding with Dionysius because of th…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Riedweg, Christoph (Zürich), “Hicetas”, 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 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e513500>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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