ooner invested with his
office, than, summoning the Aetolian forces,
he made an armed foray upon the highlands of Epirus, and began wasting the country with an
even stronger passion for destruction than usual; for his
object in everything he did was not so much
to secure booty for himself, as to damage theDestroys Dodona.
Epirotes. And having come to DodonaThe position of Dodona, long a subject of doubt,
was settled by the discovery of the numerous inscriptions found about seven miles from Jannina,
and published by Constantine Caraponos in 1878, Dodon et ses Ruines. See
also Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. i. p. 228. he burnt the colonnades, destroyed the sacred offerings, and even demolished
the sacred building; so that we may say that the Aetolians
had no regard for the laws of peace or war, but in the one as
well as in the other, acted in defiance of the customs and
principles of mankind. After those, and other similar achievements, Dorimachus returned home.
But the winter bein