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92 B.C. Olympiad 172.1


Consuls: C. Claudius Ap.f. Pulcher, M. Perperna M.f.
Athenian archon: Menedemus
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Eudamus of Cos

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1 EGY {11 Mecheir -E = Feb.} Document: SelPap_1.2, the marriage contract of Philiscus and Apollonia.
1a PEL {? July} Protophanes of Magnesia wins the prizes for wrestling and the pancration at the Olympic Games.
+[Euseb]:Chron_211.
2 THR The Maedi defeat C.Sentius.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_70; +Obseq_53.
3 ROM P.Rutilius is found guilty of extortion, though widely believed to be completely innocent, and goes into exile.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Cic:Font_38, :Pis_95, :DeOr_1'229-231,L  :Brut_115; ~[Liv]:Per_70; Vell_2.13'2; ValMax_2.10'5,L  6.4'4;L  Sen:Ben_5.17'2, 6.37'2, :Ep_67'7, 98'12; Quint_5.2'4, 11.1'13; Suet:Gram_6; Flor_2.5'3; Athen_4.168'd-e; DioCass_fr.97'1-3; ~Oros_5.17'12-13;L  { CAH_9'103; OCD_r.}
4 ROM The censors ban schools of rhetoric at Rome.
* Read Suetonius' account
~Cic:DeOr_3'93;L  Tac:Dial_35'1; Suet:Rhet_1; Gell_15.11'2; { CAH_9'690-692; Green_720.}
5 Quarrelling between the censors, L.Crassus and Cn.Domitius.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:DeOr_2'45,L  3'10,L  :Brut_162, 164; +FastCap_p74; ValMax_9.1'4;L  +Plin:HN_17'1-6;L  Plut:Mor_811'A; Suet:Ner_2'2; Macrob:Sat_3.15'4-5;L  { OCD_c.}
6 << Censorinus attempts to prosecutes Sulla for extortion, but fails to bring him to court.
Plut:Sull_5'12; { OCD_s.}
7 ITA ?? An earthquake devastates the area round Rhegium.
Strab_6'258;(1.6)  { Shortly before the Marsic War.}
8 GRE ?? M.Drusus cures himself of epilepsy by drinking hellebore at Anticyra.
Gell_17.15'6.
9 ROM ?? Claudius Centumalus is found guilty of dishonestly selling his house to Calpurnius Lanarius.
Cic:Off_3'66; ValMax_8.2'1;L  { The judge in this case was M.Cato.}
10 ?? Caecilia, the wife of Metellus, has a dream about her husband's new wife.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Div_1'104; ValMax_1.5'4.L 
11 ?? Metellus Numidicus replies to the insults of the tribune C.Manlius.
Gell_7.11'1-3.
12 ?? Metellus openly disapproves when his sister's husband dishonestly avoids a law suit.
[Vict]:VirIll_62'4.L 
13 ?? The death of Metellus Numidicus; according to some, he was poisoned by Q.Varius.
Cic:ND_3'81; { Probably before the start of the Social War.}
14 ?? M.Cato, the father of Cato Uticensis, dies while a candidate for the praetorship.
Gell_13.20'14; { MRR_2'2.}
15 ?? The Lex Minucia defines the status of children, when only one of the parents is a Roman citizen.
Gaius:Inst_1'78-79;L  { ~CAH_9'562.}
16 == The senate adopts the recommendation of L.Crassus concerning a complaint made by the consul C.Claudius against Cn.Carbo.
+Cic:Leg_3'42.L 
17 == The actor Q.Roscius accepts compensation from Q.Flavius for a murdered slave.
~Cic:QRosc_37; { Fifteen years before Cicero's speech in defence of Roscius - but the number in the text of Cicero may be garbled.}

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