Timoleon and his relations with tyrants by H. D. Westlake

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  • Timoleon, -- ca. 411-337 B.C.

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Statementby H. D. Westlake.
SeriesPublications of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Manchester -- no. 5
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Paginationix, 61 p. ;
Number of Pages61
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Open LibraryOL13585066M

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Timoleon and the Revival of Greek Sicily: B.C. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv Westlake, H. Timoleon and His Relations with Tyrants. Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press. CS1 Location: Syracuse, Sicily, Italy.

Timoleon of Corinth, (died after bc), Greek statesman and general who championed the Greeks of Sicily against the rule of tyrants and against Carthage. When, inaristocrats of Syracuse appealed to their mother city of Corinth against their tyrant Dionysius II, Timoleon was chosen to lead a liberation force to years earlier he had abetted the killing of his own brother.

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Timoleon (c. - c. BCE) was a Corinthian statesman and general who famously defeated the tyrant of Syracuse Dionysius II and an army of Carthage against the odds. Permanently settling on the island, he re-organized the governments of many Sicilian city-states by giving them political freedom and so set the foundations for a period of sustained prosperity thereafter.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Timoleon: The Telemachon Trilogy Book /5(4). As regards his parentage, both Timodemus his father, and his mother Demariste, were of high rank in the city; and as for himself, he was noted for his love of his country, and his gentleness of temper, except in his extreme hatred to tyrants and wicked men.

His natural abilities for war were so happily tempered, that while a rare prudence might. Death to Tyrants!: Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Westlake, H.D. “The Purpose of Timoleon’s Mission.” The American Journal of Philology.

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Plutarch’s Timoleon is a barely probable and clearly tendentious eulogy; cp. Schwartz, Real-Encyclopädie, 5 (),and especially Timoleon and his relations with tyrants book analysis of H. Westlake, Timoleon and his Relations with Tyrants (). Diodorus, on the other hand, while laudatory, is generally credible.

Dionysius II, /2, supported by H. Westlake (Timoleon and His Relations with Tyrants [Manchester, ], pp. ), is rejected in favor of Plutarch's statement that Dionysius abdicated fifty days after Timoleon arrived in Sicily, i.

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Timoleon, therefore, having by confession of all done the greatest and the noblest things of any Greek of his age, and alone distinguished himself in those actions to which their orators and philosophers, in their harangues and panegyrics at their solemn national assemblies, used to exhort and incite the Greeks, and being withdrawn beforehand.

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The Tyrants of Syracuse: War in Ancient Sicily, Vol. II, BC Jeff Champion This is the story of one of the most important classical cities, Syracuse, and its. On Timoleon see H. Westlake, ‘Timoleon and the Reconstruction of Syracuse’, CHJ vii – 3, 73 – = his Essays, ch.

17; ‘The Purpose of Timoleon’ s Mission’, AJP lxx65 – 75 = his Essays, ch. 16; Timoleon and His Relations with Tyrants; Talbert, Timoleon and the Revival of Greek Sicily. Timoleon. force of Carthaginians at the river Crinissus and compelled them to be satisfied with being allowed to possess Africa, after they had for many years been masters of Sicily.

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Publishing History Timoleon, a collection of forty-two poems, was privately published by the Caxton Press in May in an edition of twenty-five was no contemporary British edition. No contemporary reviews of the book have been located. Return to. Chapter 6 Timoleon Arrives in Sicily Chapter 7 The Final Overthrow of Dionysius the Younger Chapter 8 The Battle of Crimisus River Chapter 9 Timoleon's Settlement of Syracuse Chapter 10 The Rise of Agathocles Chapter 11 Agathocles' Defeat at the Battle of Himera Chapter 12 The Invasion of Africa and the Battle of Tunis 95Brand: Pen & Sword Books Limited.

The Sources of Plutarch's Timoleon - Volume 32 Issue 2 - H. Westlake. page 70 note 8 One of the two citations from Athanis in the Timoleon ( 9) occurs in a part where I believe Plutarch to be using his biographical source exclusively (see below p.

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