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Agyrion is situated on the summit of a conical shaped mountain.
Cult of Herakles
Birthplace of Diodorus Siculus.
450 BC One of the first bronze coins issued on Sicily (eagle/wheel, lilied spokes)
early 4C BC Agyris tyrant, the most powerful tyrant after Dionysios.
At this time more than 20,000 inhabitants.
392 BC Agyrion helps Dionysios against Carthago (Magone).
339 BC Tyrant Apolloniades expelled from the city by Timoleon.
10,000 new inhabitants from Greece.
Theatre, bouleutherion, agora, towers, pyramidal tombs.
280 BC Agyrion the first against the rule of Akragas (Phintias) and frees itself.
Roman Period Agyrion still a rich agricultural city at the time of Cicero.