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[5] After this, he actually made peace with Demetrius, but in a little while, when Demetrius had set out for Asia, he once more took the advice of Lysimachus and tried to bring Thessaly to revolt, besides waging war upon the garrisons of Demetrius in the Greek cities. For he found that the Macedonians were better disposed when they were on a campaign than when they were unoccupied, and he himself was by nature entirely averse to keeping quiet.

But at last, after Demetrius had been wholly overthrown in Syria,1 Lysimachus, who now felt himself secure, and had nothing on his hands, at once set out against Pyrrhus.

1 At the battle of Ipsus, 301 B.C. Cf. the Demetrius, chapter xliv.

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