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Hamilcar

(hăm`ĭlkär, həmĭl`–), fl. 480 B.C., Carthaginian general. Little is known of him, although he was a member of the powerful Barca family. He commanded an army against GelonGelon
, d. 478 B.C., Greek Sicilian ruler. As tyrant of Gela, his native city, he interfered in the struggle for power in Syracuse (485 B.C.) and made himself the leader of the popular party there. From that time he ruled Syracuse and dominated Greek Sicily. In 480 B.C.
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 and the Greeks in Sicily, who severely defeated him (480 B.C.) at Himera. Hamilcar was killed in the battle.
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