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(Ξενόδικος; Xenódikos).

[German version]

[1] Uncle of the tyrant Theron of Acragas

Son of the Emmenid Telemachus and uncle of Theron of Acragas. His sons Hippocrates and Capys rebelled against Theron in 476 BC, who defeated them at Himera, whereupon they settled in Sicanian Camicus (schol. Pind. P. 6,5a and O. 2,173f-g).


H. Berve, Die Tyrannis bei den Griechen, 1967, 135.

[German version]

[2] From Acragas, second half of the 4th cent. BC

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Xenodicus”, 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 02 July 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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