Aratus captures Sicyon; the city joins the Achaean Confederacy

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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Aratus was a Sicyonian statesman whose strong leadership largely contributed to the revival and expansion of the Achaean Confederacy. His diplomatic policies showed a strong anti-Macedonian stance.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Aratus captures Sicyon; the city joins the Achaean Confederacy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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