Tyranny of Gelon in Sicily

(37 words)
  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

Short Note This is a short note

At first tyrant of Gela, then of Syracuse, Gelon made Sicily a major military power of Greece, at least for the time of his reign, which was marked by long periods of peace and an increasing prosperity.

Short notes under 150 words are freely available to all users, but to consult all other articles in the Literary Encyclopedia, you must be logged in as a subscriber. To read about subscribing click here.

Bouchard, Elsa. "Tyranny of Gelon in Sicily". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11183, accessed 21 April 2014.]