Battle of the Elleporus

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Battle of the Elleporus
Date 389 BC
Location Stilaro river, Calabria
Result Syracusan Victory
Syracuse Italiote League
Commanders and leaders
Dionysius I of Syracuse Heloris 
23,000 17,000
Casualties and losses

The Battle of the Elleporus was fought in 389 BC between the forces of Dionysius I of Syracuse and the armies of the Italiote League. The armies of Syracuse triumphed, and Dionysius' control was extended into Southern Italy.


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