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Dionysius the Younger

397–343 BC
Civilization: Greek — Syracuse
   Field of Renown:  statesman — Tyrant
Era:  Decline

Continued tyrannical reign in Syracuse after the death of his father; student of Plato, overthrown by Dion.

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Dion and Dionysius  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber
Timoleon Sends Dionysius to Corinth  in  The Story of Greece  by  Mary Macgregor