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34 B.C. Olympiad 186.3


Consuls: M. Antonius M.f. (II), L. Scribonius L.f. Libo
Athenian archon: Apollogenes

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1 ROM {1 January} Antonius resigns as consul, and L.Sempronius takes his place.
* Read Dio's account
#DioCass_49.39'1, 43'6.
2 ILL << Helvius and Geminus suppress revolts by the Iapydes and Pannonians.
* Read Appian's account
Appian:Ill_21;(↓)  +DioCass_49.38'3.
3 GAL Octavianus sets out to invade Britain, but returns on hearing of unrest in Illyria.
+DioCass_49.38'2; { CAH_10'189.}
4 SYR Herodes meets Antonius at Laodiceia and rebuts the accusations made by Cleopatra.
~Joseph:BJ_1'441, :AJ_15'63-79, '204; { Smallwood_p66?35.}
5 PAL Herodes kills Joseph, the husband of Salome.
Joseph:BJ_1'442-443, :AJ_15'80-87, '254; { CAH_10'747.}
6 ROM {30 June} The triumph of Statilius Taurus, from Africa.
* Read Fasti's account
#FastTr_p110; Suet:Ner_35'1.
7 PAL Cleopatra visits Herodes on her way back from Syria to Egypt.
* Read Josephus' account
Joseph:BJ_1'362, :AJ_15'96-103, '106-107; { CAH_10'30; Smallwood_p62.}
8 CIS << Vetus and (?) Messala defeat the Salassi.
* Read Appian's account
Appian:Ill_17; +DioCass_49.38'3; { CAH_10'169.}
9 ILL Octavianus attacks the Dalmatians.
* Read Appian's account
[Liv]:Per_131, 132;L  Strab_7'315;(5.5)  Vell_2.78'2; Suet:Aug_20'1; Flor_2.25'11-12; Appian:Ill_24-27; Ampel_47'7;L  +DioCass_49.38'2-4; { CAH_10'173.}
10 ARM Antonius invades Armenia and captures king Artavasdes.
* Read Dio's account
[Liv]:Per_131; Strab_11'524;(13.4)  Vell_2.82'3; Joseph:BJ_1'363, :AJ_15'104; Tac:Ann_2'3; Plut:Ant_50'6, 92'3; Appian:BCiv_5'145; +DioCass_49.39'2-40, 41'5, 50.1'4; Oros_6.19'3;L  Movses_2'22-23; { CAH_10'40; OHIH_p173.}
11 ROM {3 September} The triumph of C.Sosius, from Judaea.
FastTr_p110; { CAH_10'47.}
12 The consuls celebrate the festival of Venus Genetrix.
+DioCass_49.42'1.
13 {12 October} The triumph of C.Norbanus, from Spain.
FastTr_p110.
14 EGY Antonius celebrates a triumph in Alexandria for his victory in Armenia.
* Read Plutarch's account
Strab_11'532;(14.15)  Vell_2.82'4; Plut:Ant_50'6-7; +DioCass_49.40'3-4; { Hölbl_p243.}
15 The "donations of Alexandria": Antonius grants royal titles to the children of Cleopatra.
* Read Plutarch's account
[Liv]:Per_131; (?) Joseph:BJ_1'359-362, '396, :AJ_15'92-95; Plut:Ant_54'5-9; +DioCass_49.41'1-3, 50.1'5; Movses_2'23; { CAH_10'40; Syme_p270.}
16 PAL Costobarus marries Salome, and is made governor of Idumaea by Herodes.
Joseph:AJ_15'254-259.
17 EGY Antonius officially marries Cleopatra.
* Read Suetonius' account
[Liv]:Per_131; Strab_17'797;(1.11)  Seneca:Suas_1'6;L  Suet:Aug_69'2; Malal_219; { Hölbl_p;244; some form of marriage may have taken place previously in 36 B.C.}
18 {29 Choiach -E = December} Document: OGIS_195, a statue of Antonius, "inimitable in love".
18a == Document: ARS_127, an edict of Antonius concerning property.
19 ROM == Paullus rebuilds the Basilica Aemilia.
+DioCass_49.42'2; { CAH_10'47; originally built in 50 B.C.}
20 == Document: Nepos_, brief lives of great generals by Cornelius Nepos. { OCD_n.}
21 AEG << Document: Sherk_47g,B  a dedication at Mytilene in honour of the proconsul M.Titius. { MRR_2'258.}
22 SYR ?? The death of Antipater, the father of Nicolaus of Damascus.
Suda_A'2705; { Nicolaus was born in about 64 B.C.}

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