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[3] Moreover, he privately sent Tripylus to Aratus, and afterwards Megistono├╝s, his stepfather, promising to give him, besides many other things, a yearly pension of twelve talents, thus doubling the amount which Aratus received annually from Ptolemy; for he sent six talents each year to Aratus.1 Cleomenes demanded, however, that he should be proclaimed leader of the Achaeans, and together with them should have the keeping of Acrocorinthus.

1 Ptolemy III., surnamed Euergetes, king of Egypt 247-222 B.C.

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