Hieron - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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I - tyrant of Syracuse, 478-467 B.C.
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ys, lived in the time of Hieron, ruler of Sicily, and Epic
uot; They say that Hieron was not a Syracusan when he won
Hegesander relates that Hieron the tyrant was also rather
And Pindar, giving advice to Hieron the tyrant of Syracuse, says
his scolium addressed to Hieron, having named the magadis,
when dining with king Hieron, as there was no hare set
ysius, saying of Gelo or Hieron (for example) that they wer
at the funeral of King Hieron.  Philistus also records the
self tyrant of Selinus.  & Hieron. When the enemy prep
tacks. & Whenever Hieron, during his wars with the Italia
In their war with Hieron, the Carthaginians sailed by nig
} & I say that Gelon, Hieron, Polyzelus, and Thrasybulu
from Olympian Jupiter, which Hieron the tyrant had dedicated
II - king of Syracuse, 269-215 B.C.
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+ Hiero , Hieronica , Hieronicae
The birth of Hieron, the future king of Syracuse.
Hieron is appointed to be general at Syracuse.
Hieron makes an alliance with Pyrrhus.
Theoc_16, a poem by Theocritus, addressed to Hieron.
Hieron is defeated by the Mamertines.
Hieron captures Mylae and Ameselum.
Hieron captures Halaesa and several other cities from the Mamertines.
Hieron defeats the Mamertines by the river Longanus.
Hieron assumes the title of king of Syracuse.
Hieron of Syracuse changes sides and becomes an ally of the Romans.
The Romans agree a permanent treaty of alliance with Hieron.
Carthage appeals to Hieron for help against the mercenaries.
Hieron of Syracuse visits Rome.
Hieron of Syracuse sends supplies of corn to Rome.
embassy from Hieron of Syracuse, offering support to the Romans.
Gelon, son of Hieron II, dies while organizing opposition to Rome in
fter working out how to measure the gold in a crown given to Hieron.
Archimedes constructs war engines for Hieron.
Hieron builds a huge ship, which he gives as a present to Ptolemy.
Hieron passes laws for the financial administration of Sicily, known
Hieron remains steadfast in his alliance with the Romans and regularl
General comments on the long and prosperous reign of Hieron.
The death of Hieron II, king of Syracuse.
agreed between Hannibal and Hieronymus, the grandson of Hieron.
alters the terms of the Lex Hieronica, the traditional law governing
erning the ship built by Hieron, the tyrant of Syracuse,
called Mythus, in which Hieron the king used to transact
& over the Carthaginians and Hieron king of the Sicilian
provinces. When Hieron, King of the Sicilians, had been
withdrawn from Sicily, Hieron was made governor of it;
Timaeus tell us. Hieron, tyrant of Syracuse, died of an
the treaty of 263, Hiero of Syracuse is allowed to remain
in their struggle against Hieron, the king of the
had defeated the Carthaginians and Hieron. The same thing was also
upon him. HIERON. Hieron, who succeeded Gelon in the tyra
idyll is addressed to Hieron son of Hierocles, the last
(after 270) leadership of king Hieron, son of Hierokles, the
tue of king Gelon, son of king Hieron, to Zeus Hellan
(after 250) eis Queen Philistis King Hieron Olympian Zeus
[8e.1] Hieron, king of Syracuse, when he
Rome. The king of Sicily, Hieron, lived for ninety years. Masinissa
- Athenian archon, 249 B.C.
Athenian archon: Hieron
of Aegeira - son of Telecles; an ally of Oropus, 2nd century B.C.
Syll_675, a decree of Oropus in honour of Hieron of Aegeira.
- a sanctuary on the coast of the Propontis
the merchant boats at Hieron, which were 230 in number
(62 A.D.) owing places: Hieron by the Euxine] Sea,
- archon of Delphi, (?) 278/7 B.C.
(278/7) In the year of Hieron as archon at Delphi; at the
- tyrant of Priene, early 3rd century B.C.
Hieron, tyrant of Priene, is deposed after ruling for three years.
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G-P 29 } & Here lies Hieron's nurse Silenis, who when
ument asking that, since Hieron agreed he was keeping the
(318-306) Thespiai, the son of Hieron, both to himself and to
(266/5) son of Antiphanes Hieron of Aithalidai, the son of
(c. 271/0) Syracuse, the son of Hieron, has continually acted
(228/7) : Lamprias of Thorase Hieron of Anagyrous Kallim
(228/7-212/1) Atene thesmothetes: Hieron of Aithalidai Elpisto
(early 2nd cent.) thiopolis, the son of Hieron, and to crown him wi
(c. 309-305) Machaon and Hieron and Sopolis and their soldiers
(202/1) ; Parmeniskos son of Hieron : 100 drachmas &
(c. 260) Aristopeithes: since Hieron of Syracuse, the son of
(250-200) rios Iphikles son of Hieron Aristodemos son of Phil
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