). A citizen of Megalopolis, who, though of an
obscure family, raised himself to the sovereignty of his native city about B.C. 244. In 234 he
voluntarily abdicated the sovereignty, and permitted Megalopolis to join the Achaean League as
a free State. He was elected several times general of the Achaean League, and became a
formidable rival to Aratus. He fell in battle against Cleomenes in B.C. 226.