Demetrius I Poliorcetes

Oh son of the most mighty god Poseidon and Aphrodite, Hail! For other gods are either far away or have not ears, or exist not, or heed us not at all, but you we can see in very presence, not in wood and not in stone, but for real. So we pray to you, first bring peace, you most dear: For you have the power.  Athenians to Demetrius Poliorcetes 291/90 BC

Demetrius I of Macedon, drawing based on sculpture from the Villa of the Pisons, Herculaneum. Roman copy of a 306 to 290 BC original. Naples, a work of , Osprey Publishing, Limited 2003, ISBN: 1841766348

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Tower of Demetrius Poliorcetes During The Siege of Rhodes in 305 Bc
Reibisch, Friedrich Martin Von
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