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Gelon, Tyrant of Syracuse, approximately 540 B.C.-478 B.C

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Personal name headingGelon, Tyrant of Syracuse, approximately 540 B.C.-478 B.C.
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Variant(s)Gelo, Tyrant of Syracuse, approximately 540 B.C.-478 B.C.
Gelon, Tyrant of Syracuse, ca. 540-478 B.C.
Gelone, Tyrant of Syracuse, approximately 540 B.C.-478 B.C.
Birth date-0539~
Death date-0477
Special noteNot to be confused with: Gelon of Syracuse, d. 215 B.C., son of King Hiero II
Found inMafodda, G. La monarchia di Gelone tra pragmatismo, ideologia e propaganda, 1996.
OCLC, 4 Nov. 1997 (Gelon; Gelon, tyrant of Syracuse, d. B.C. 478; Gelo, Tyrant of Syracuse, fl. 491-478 B.C.)
Oxf. Clas. Dict. (Gelon (c. 540-478 B.C.); tyrant of Gela in eastern Sicily; seized Syracuse; defeated Carthaginian army at Himera)
Ency. Brit., 14th ed. (Gelon; tyrant of Gela (491-485 B.C.) and of Syracuse (485-478 B.C.))
Webster's Biog. Dict., c1974 (Gelon or Gelo; d. 478 B.C.; Syracusan soldier and politican; tyrant of Syracuse, 485 B.C.; noted for generosity and wise administration)