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.
Bouchard, Elsa. "Aratus captures Sicyon; the city joins the Achaean Confederacy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11332, accessed 21 August 2014.]