the son-in-law of Hiero, was appointed guardian of Hieronymus, the grandson of Hiero, after the death of the latter.
He advised Hieronymus to break off the alliance with the Romans, and connect himself with Hannibal.
After the assassination of Hieronymus, Andranodorus seized upon the island and the citadel with the intention of usurping the royal power; but finding difficulties in the way, he judged it more prudent to surrender them to the Syracusans, and was elected in consequence one of their generals.
But the suspicions of the people becoming excited against him, he was killed shortly afterwards, B. C. 214. (Liv. 24.4