According to Greek legend, Panderingof the Dionysius I – tyrant of
Syracuse, Damocles exclaimed that Duonysius is a great man of power and authority surrounded by magnificence. Dionysius then offered to switch places with Damocles, so that Damocles could taste that very fortune first hand.
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