Siege of Rhodes by Demetrius Poliorcetes

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

Short Note This is a short note

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.

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.


Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Siege of Rhodes by Demetrius Poliorcetes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11308, accessed 20 April 2014.]