Battle of the Elleporus

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Battle of the Elleporus
Date389 BC
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.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tucker (2010), p. 52.


  • Tucker, Spencer C. (2010). A Global Chronology of Conflict: from the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East; Volume I: ca. 3000 BCE - 1499 CE. Santa Barbara, Denver, Oxford: ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-1-85109-667-1.

External links[edit]

Dictionary of Battles from the Earliest Date to the Present Time