s ships a thousand heavy
infantry, who threw themselves into the place and saved it; the extent of its wall and the small number of its defenders otherwise
placing it in the greatest danger.
Meanwhile Eurylochus and his companions, finding that this force had
entered and that it was impossible to storm the town, withdrew, not to
Peloponnese, but to the country once called Aeolis and now Calydon and
Pleuron, and to the places in that neighborhood and Proschium in Aetolia;
the Ambraciots having come and urged them to combine with them in attacking
Amphilochian Argos and the rest of Amphilochia and Acarnania; affirming that the conquest of these countries would bring all the
continent into alliance with Lacedaemon.
To this Eurylochus consented, an