Ancient History Competition 46

Which Sicilian city used to bear the name of its 3rd cent. BC founder, who happened to be a tyrant?

Economic historian and numismatic consultant


  1. This is a tricky one! II can only think of Gelo, and the city of Gela in southern Sicily. Their names are so similar. But Gelo did not found Gela. And Gela was founded two centuries earlier at least.

    So I feel stumped!

  2. I think it could be Phintias of Agrigentum who founded Phintiades…

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