Definition of Agathocles, Agathocles
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Agathōcles, Agathōclis
(Agathocles, Agathoclis)
Agathocles
Ἀγαθοκλῆς
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A king of Sicily, son of a potter, celebrated for his war with the Carthaginians for the possession of the island
Abbreviations
Agathō^cles, is, m., = Ἀγαθοκλῆς. A king of Sicily, son of a potter, celebrated for his war with the Carthaginians for the possession of the island; cf. Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 55; Val. Max. 7, 4, 1 ext.; and esp. Just. 22, 1 sq.

—Hence, Agathō^clēus, a, um, adj., = Ἀγαθόκλειος, of or pertaining to King Agathocles: tropaea, Sil. 14, 652.

— The author of a history of Cyzicus, Cic. Div. 1, 24.
 
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