2. Ruler of Tauromenium in the middle of the fourth century B. C., and the father of the historian Timaeus, is said to have been by far the best of the rulers of Sicily at that time.
He assisted Timoleon in his expedition against Dionysius, B. C. 344. (Diod. 16.7
; Plut. Tim. 10
.) Respecting the statement of Diodorus that he founded Tauromenium, see Wesseling, ad Diod.