icum, subduing the Ardiaei as they went.
They were met on their march by envoys from
man tribes: those of the Partheni offered an unconditional
surrender, as also did those of the Atintanes. Both were
accepted: and the Roman army proceeded towards Issa, which
was being besieged by Illyrian troops. On their arrival, they
forced the enemy to raise the siege, and received the Issaeans
also under their protection. Besides, as the fleet coasted along,
they took certain Illyrian cities by storm; among where they lost not only a large number of soldiers,
but some of the Military Tribunes also and the Quaestor.
But they captured twenty of the galleys which were conveying
the plunder from the country.
Of the Illyrian troops engaged in blockading Issa, those
that belonged to Pharos were left unharmed, as a favour to
Demetrius; while all the rest scattered and fled to Arbo.
Teuta herself, with a very few attendants, escaped to Rhizon,
a small town very strongly fortified, and situated on the riv