4. An Elean, who came as an ambassador to Antiochus III. (the Great) at Chalcis, B. C. 192, to ask for aid to Elis against the Achaeans.
The latter had declared for Rome, and decided on war with Antiochus, and the Eleans, friends to Antiochus, feared in consequence the invasion of their territory.
The king sent them, for their defence, a thousand men under the command of Euphanes the Cretan. (Plb. 20.3
; Liv. 35.48