(Τήριλλος; Tḗrillos). Son of Crinippus, tyrant of Himera, was deposed by Theron c. 483 BC. A call for help by T. and his father-in-law Anaxilaus  of Rhegium led in 480 to an invasion of Sicily by the Carthaginians under Hamilcar , a guest-friend of T.; Hamilcar and his army were decisively defeated by Gelon  and Theron at Himera (Hdt. 7,165-167). Of the later fate of T. nothing is known.
H. Berve, Die Tyrannis bei den Griechen, 1967, 134, 156.
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Meister, Klaus (Berlin),
Brill’s New Pauly
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