But after reducing Milyas, and the greater part of
Pamphylia, Achaeus took his departure, and arriving at Sardis
kept up a continuous warfare with Attalus, and began threatening Prusias, and making himself an object of terror and
alarm to all the inhabitants on this side Taurus.
But while Achaeus was engaged on his expedition againstThe expedition of Attalus to recover cities which had joined Achaeus.
Selge, Attalus with the Aegosagae from Gaul was
going through all the cities in Aeolis, and the
neighbourhood, which had before this been
terrified into joining Achaeus; but most of which
now voluntarily and even gratefully gave in
their adherence to him, though there were some few which
waited to be forced. Now the cities which transferred their
allegiance to him in the first instance were Cyme, Smyrna, and
Phocaea; after them Aegae and Temnus submitted, in terror at
his approach; and thereupon he was waited upon by ambassadors from Teos and Colophon with offers to surrender