Dionysius

[ dahy-uh-nish-ee-uhs, -nis-, -nish-uhs, -nahy-see-uhs ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˈnɪʃ i əs, -ˈnɪs-, -ˈnɪʃ əs, -ˈnaɪ si əs /

noun

"the Elder", 431?–367 b.c., Greek soldier: tyrant of Syracuse 405–367.
Saint, died a.d. 268, pope 259–268.

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Dionysius
/ (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs) /

noun

called the Elder. ?430–367 bc, tyrant of Syracuse (405–367), noted for his successful campaigns against Carthage and S Italy
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