The consul, having arranged matters in Cephallania and stationed a garrison at Same,
crossed to the Peloponnesus, whither the Aegians especially and the Lacedaemonians had long been summoning him.
From the beginning of the Achaean League the meetings of the assembly had all been called for Aegium,
whether this was a tribute to the importance of the city or the convenience of the place.
This custom Philopoemen, in this year for the first time, was trying to break down, and was preparing
to propose a law that the meetings should be held in all the cities which belonged to the Achaean League in rotation.
And at the approach of the consul, when the damiurgi
of the cities (they are the chief magistrates)1
called the meeting at Aegium, Philopoemen —he
was then praetor2