Dionysius

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Di·o·ny·si·us

 (dī-ə-nĭsh′ē-əs, -nĭsh′əs, -nī′sē-əs) Known as "the Elder." 430?-367 bc.
Tyrant of Syracuse (405-367) noted for his campaigns against the Carthaginians in Sicily. His son Dionysius (395?-343?), known as "the Younger," succeeded him as tyrant in 367 and was exiled in 343 for his despotic rule.

Dionysius

(ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs)
n
(Biography) called the Elder. ?430–367 bc, tyrant of Syracuse (405–367), noted for his successful campaigns against Carthage and S Italy

Di•o•ny•si•us

(ˌdaɪ əˈnɪʃ i əs, -ˈnɪs-, -ˈnɪʃ əs, -ˈnaɪ si əs)

n.
1. ( “the Elder” ), 431?–367 B.C., Greek soldier: tyrant of Syracuse 405–367.
2. Saint, died A.D. 268, pope 259–268.
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Dionysius

[ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs] NDionisio
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On the death of Dionysius I in 367 Plato went to Syracuse at the request of Dion to be the tutor for Dionysius II, but the plan to educate a constitutional king failed, and Plato returned to the Academy.
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This is why Dionysius is the authority to be followed on this matter.