Archagathus (grandson of Agathocles of Syracuse)

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Archagathus (Greek: Ἀρχάγαθος, fl. 4th century BC) was a Syracusan Greek Prince.

Archagathus was the son of Archagathus by an unnamed wife, being a paternal grandson of the Sicilian Greek King Agathocles of Syracuse from his first wife.[1]

Archagathus was described as a youth of great bravery and daring.[1] After the death of his father in 307 BC, Archagathus murdered his paternal uncle Agathocles, so that he would succeed his paternal grandfather.[1] After the death of his paternal uncle, he was in turn murdered by a local Greek citizen called Maemon.[1]

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