This fact made it impossible for the peaceful resolution of the issue. In the spring of 229, the Teuta again sent a large fleet in Greek waters. Illyrians had almost managed to capture the cunning Epidamn. Displaced residents there, they started the siege of Corcyra on the same island. After defeating the small Achaean-Aetolian fleet, who appeared on the rescue of the besieged, the Illyrians took possession of Corcyra. At this point in the eastern waters appeared the Roman fleet, which consisted of 200 ships, and soon after landed near the city of Apollonia army of 22 thousand. Man. Macedonia at this moment could not help Teuta as Demetrius II died, leaving the 9-year-old son of Philip V. In the state of any internal turmoil and external difficulties which the regent Antigonus Dawson, cousin of Demetrius, could not immediately stop. Roman fleet came to the aid of Corcyra. It is, however, too late, but the chief of the Illyrian garrison Greek Demetrius Pharos sided with the Romans and handed them to the city. After that, the rest of the Greek cities of the Adriatic coast (Apollonia, Epidamn et al.) And placed under the protection of the Romans. Expressed obedience to Rome and some neighboring barbarian city. Pressed on all sides, Teuta fled into the country and took refuge in a fortified town. Therefore, in the autumn of 229, one of the consuls, with most of the Roman forces he was able to return to Italy. The other consul for the winter was in Illyria.
Calculus: A Short Course
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