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Agathokles of Syracuse : Sicilian tyrant and Hellenistic king / Christopher de Lisle. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
de Lisle, Christopher Mark, 1989- author.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2021.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (385 pages) : illustrations
Edition:
1.
Series:
Oxford classical monographs.
Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford classical monographs
Oxford scholarship online
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Subjects:
Sicily (Italy) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Syracuse (Italy) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Mediterranean Region -- History -- To 476.
Agathocles, Tyrant of Syracuse, 361 B.C.-289 B.C.
Summary:
This text studies Agathokles of Syracuse, who ruled Sicily in the period after Alexander the Great and was an important player in the Mediterranean world at a key moment in its history. It places him in the context of both the earlier history of Sicily, and the developments in the eastern Mediterranean that mark the start of the Hellenistic era.
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on January 13, 2021).
This edition also issued in print: 2021.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-19-189434-6
0-19-260626-3
0-19-260627-1