Syracusan, father of Dion, commander 406/5 BC
Syracusan, father of Dion [I 1], elected commander in 406/5 BC, together with Dionysius  l. (Plut. Dion 3). Supported the coup of Dionysius and gave him his daughter Aristomache to wed (Aristot. Pol. 5,5,6). Praised by Plato (Ep. 8, 353b).
H. Berve, Die Tyrannis bei den Griechen, 1967, 1, 222f.; 2, 638f.