[ uh-gath-uh-kleez ]
/ əˈgæθ əˌkliz /
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361–289 b.c., tyrant of Syracuse 317–289.
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Words nearby Agathocles
agate, agate line, agateware, Agatha, Agatho, Agathocles, Agathon, agatize, à gauche, agave, agave family
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How to use Agathocles in a sentence
For that Agathocles must have had fine natural qualities is evident from the narrative of Timaeus itself.
One of the servants and flatterers of Agathocles, whose name was Philo, came out to the stadium still flustered with wine.
Moreover, an action of Agathocles himself served to heighten the anger of the multitude and of Tlepolemus.
For a letter addressed by Tlepolemus to the army as well as some of his spies,Agathocles despairs.
The letter announced that he would be at Alexandria shortly, and the spies informed Agathocles that he was already there.