Her generals and admirals, Conon, Iphicrates, Chabrias, Timotheus, distinguished themselves by their military skill, and partially recovered their country's predominance in the Aegean, which found expression in the temporary renewal of the Delian League.
About the same time Iphicrates was sent to take possession of Amphipolis according to the treaty of 371.
Chabrias had already been killed in an attack on Chios in the previous autumn, and the fleet was under the command of Timotheus, Iphicrates and Chares, who sailed against Byzantium.
Iphicrates was acquitted and Timotheus condemned.
After the Egyptians had experienced a reverse, Iphicrates counselled an immediate advance on.
The loss, however, of a mora, which was destroyed by Iphicrates, neutralized these successes, and Agesilaus returned to Sparta.
About 367 B.C. he fought under the Athenian general Iphicrates againstAmphipolis.