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Theron

Θήρων). A tyrant of Agrigentum, in Sicily, who reigned from about B.C. 488 till his death in 472. He shared with Gelon in the great victory gained over the Carthaginians in 480. See Diod. xi. 20-25, 48, 53; Herod.vii. 165; and the article Gelo.

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