- 361–289 b.c., tyrant of Syracuse 317–289.
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Agathocles hesitated and placed his fingers upon the patient's pulse.The Lion's Brood
Among these wives was Lanassa, the daughter of Agathocles, the king of Syracuse.
Agathocles sent for them to come and aid him in some of his wars.
But the achievements of Agathocles can certainly not be ascribed to fortune.
But this, as the proverb has it,A fragment from the earlier history of Agathocles.