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Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyranny


Professor Sanders' full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the 'tyrant' of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in the worst - modern - sense of the word: cruelty, intransigence, arrogance are all part of this stereotype. Yet here is a ruler who, according to the ancient testimony, was deeply concerned with the establishment of a just regime ...

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    • Title: Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyranny (Routledge Revivals) by Lionel Jehuda Sanders
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9780415740296, 0415740290
    • eText ISBN: 9781317808305
    • Edition: 2015 1st edition
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