, not against Messenia only, but also against the Epeirots, Achaeans, Acarnanians, and Macedonians.
In the next year, B. C. 220, Dorimachus invaded the Peloponnesus with Scopas, and defeated Aratus, at Caphyae. [See p. 255a.] He took part also in the operations in which the Aetolians were joined by Scerdiläidas, the Illyrian,--the capture and burning of Cynaetha, in Arcadia, and the baffled attempt on Cleitor,--and he was one of the leaders of the unsuccessful expedition against Aegeira in B. C. 219.
In the autumn of the same year, being chosen general of the Aetolians, he ravaged Epeirus, and destroyed the temple at Dodona. In B. C. 218 he invaded Thessaly, in the hope of drawing Philip away from the siege of Palus, in Cephallenia, which he was indeed obliged to relinquish, in consequence of the treachery of Leontius, but he took advantage of the absence of Dorimachus to make an incursion into Aetolia, advancing to Thermum, the capital city, and plundering it. Dorimachus is mentioned