Agathocles of Syracuse Timeline

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  • c. 361 BCE - 289 BCE
    Life of Agathocles of Syracuse.
  • c. 330 BCE
    Agathocles is exiled from Syracuse.
  • 319 BCE
    Agathocles of Syracuse declares himself strategos auotkrator.
  • 317 BCE
    Agathocles takes power in Syracuse.
  • 311 BCE
    A Carthaginian army defeats Agathocles of Syracuse near Gela, Sicily.
  • 310 BCE
    Agathocles of Syracuse lands an army of 14,000 in North Africa.
  • 309 BCE
    Syracuse defeats a Carthaginian army in Sicily and kills their general Hamilcar.
  • 309 BCE - 308 BCE
    Agathocles of Syracuse successfuly campaigns in North Africa defeating Carthaginian armies and taking Utica and Hippacra.
  • 307 BCE
    Syracusan tyrant Agathocles sacks the city of Segesta.
  • 307 BCE
    Carthage defeats the army of Agathocles of Syracuse led by Archagathus while Agathocles is in Sicily.
  • 306 BCE
    Agathocles declares himself king of Syracuse.
  • 306 BCE
    Carthage and Agathocles of Syracuse sign a peace treaty and divide Sicily between them.
  • 300 BCE
    Agathocles of Syracuse campaigns in Italy and captures Bruttium.
  • 295 BCE
    Agathocles of Syracuse captures Croton in southern Italy.
  • 289 BCE
    Agathocles of Syracuse dies from poison or illness.
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