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100. During the same summer the Aetolians, who had some time before despatched Tolophus the1 Ophionean, Boriades the Eurytanian, and Tisander the Apodotian on an embassy to Corinth and Lacedaemon, induced the Lacedaemonians to aid them by sending an army against Naupactus, in order to punish the inhabitants for inviting the Athenian invasion2. [2] So in the autumn they sent out three thousand hoplites of their allies, including five hundred from Heraclea, the newly-founded city in Trachis. Eurylochus, a Spartan, was general, and with him were associated in the command Macarius and Menedaeus, also Spartans,

1 The Aetolians persuade tae Lacedaemonians to send an expedition against Naupactus

2 Cp. 3.94 med.

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