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.
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