Thrasydaios of Akragas

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Thrasydaios († 472 BC in Megara Hyblaea ) was in the 5th century BC. Tyrant of the ancient cities of Akragas and Himera in Sicily for a short time .

He was the son of the tyrant Theron . After the death of his father in 473/472 BC He became its successor. While Theron had sought a compromise with Hieron I of Syracuse , this does not seem to have been the case with Thrasydaios. After Pindar he led a force against Hieron and was defeated on the Akragas River. He fled to Megara, but was executed there.


  • History of Sicily: From the First Times of the Greek Colonies to the Beginning of Athenian Interference, pp. 257-259
  • Pindar , Des Pindaros works in the verse of the original , p.50