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Dorimachus In the Peloponnese The Aetolians had long been discontented with a state of The Aetolians. peace and tired at living at their own charges; they were accustomed to live on their neighbours, and their natural ostentation required abundant
ved a contempt for the royal power,
and at once began to look out for a pretext and opportunity
for interfering in the Peloponnese: induced partly by an old
habit of getting plunder from that country, and partly by
the belief that, now the Achaeans ng and inspired with the true spirit of Aetolian violence and aggressiveness,
was sent by the state to Phigalea in the Peloponnese, which,
being on the borders of Arcadia and Messenia, happened at
that time to be in political union with the Aetolian mission was nominally to guard the city and territory of
Phigalea, but in fact to act as a spy on the politics of the
Peloponnese. A crowd of pirates flocked to him at Phigalea;
and being unable to get them any booty by fair means, because