Scarcely had he been elected when Cineas, sent ahead by Pyrrhus, planted himself in the pathway of negotiations.
Glaucias deemed this a favorable opportunity for restoring Pyrrhus to the throne.
Notwithstanding this, however, Pyrrhus was not yet prepared to give up the contest.
No effectual resistance was made, and Pyrrhus was crowned king.
When Pyrrhus was twelve years old, Glaucias sent an army to restore him to his throne, and guarded him there.
On arriving in Epirus, Pyrrhus found every thing favorable to the success of his plans.
In the time of Pyrrhus the Roman senate appeared an assembly of kings to his ambassadour Cyneas.
Pyrrhus encountered Pantauchus as he entered Macedon, and gave him battle.
Pyrrhus was right—the wrestling soon began in the first of the great Punic Wars, which ended with the utter defeat of Carthage.
In the course of it, Pantauchus challenged Pyrrhus to single combat.