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Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian tyrant and Hellenistic king

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This thesis discusses Agathokles of Syracuse (r. 317-289), arguing that he should be understood in both the context of local Greek Sicilian traditions and contemporary Hellenistic developments, whereas previous studies have represented him as remaining apart from the Hellenistic world as a Sicilian dead end or embracing the Hellenistic world so enthusiastically that he abandoned his Sicilian context altogether. Thus this is a thesis about chronological continuity at the beginning of the He...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
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Grant:
GAF1314_CB_ HUM_670823
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2017-10-14

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