Siege of Rhodes by Demetrius Poliorcetes

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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Demetrius' year-long siege was a failure and he was forced to withdraw. The Rhodians celebrated their victory with the construction of the Colossus of Rhodes, which was financed by the selling of Demetrius' siege equipment.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Siege of Rhodes by Demetrius Poliorcetes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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