361 – Agathocles was born in Sicily.
343 – Entered the army.
333 – Married the wealthy widow of his patron Damas and was twice banished for attempting to overthrow the oligarchical party.
317 – Returned to Sicily with an army of mercenaries, he made himself master of Syracuse. He was able to make strong army and fleet and conquered a large part of Sicily.
311 – At the Battle of Himera, Agathocles was defeated.
304 – Agathocles proclaimed himself as king of Sicily.