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98 B.C. Olympiad 170.3


Consuls: Q. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Nepos, T. Didius T.f.
Athenian archon: Argeius

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1 ROM {26 January -R} The triumph of L.Dolabella, over the Lusitani.
#FastTr_p107; { CAH_9'786.}
2 CAP << Marius visits Cappadocia and other eastern countries.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:AdBrut_13'3;(1.5)  Plut:Mar_31'2-5; { CAH_9'142; Green_559.}
3 AS1 << Document: Gell_15.13'6, part of a letter from Metellus in exile to Cn. and L.Domitius.
4 ROM << Metellus Numidicus is recalled from exile, with the help of the tribune Q.Calidius.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:RedSen_38, :RedPop_10, :Planc_69-70; ~Diod_36.16'1; ~[Liv]:Per_69; Vell_2.15'4; ValMax_4.1'13;L  Plut:Mar_31'1-2; Appian:BCiv_1'33;(↓)  [Vict]:VirIll_62'3;L  Schol:Bob_174; { CAH_9'101; OCD_m; MRR_2'5.}
6 P.Furius is brought to trial, and killed in a riot.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:RabPerd_24; ~Appian:BCiv_1'33; DioCass_fr.95'3; { CAH_9'101.}
7 ?? Titius' flamboyant oratorical style leads to a dance being named after him.
Cic:Brut_225.
8 Sex.Titius is brought to trial and condemned, because of his support for Saturninus.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:RabPerd_24-25, :DeOr_2'48,L  '253,L  '265;L  ValMax_8.1d'3;L  { MRR_2'3.}
9 PAL ?? Alexander Jannaeus captures Gaza.
~Joseph:AJ_13'361-364; { Before the death of Antiochus Grypus.}
10 ROM The consuls pass the Lex Caecilia Didia, which bans the tacking together of separate laws into a composite motion.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Dom_41, 53, :Phil_5'8; Schol:Bob_140;L  { CAH_9'102; OCD_d.}
11 L.Sulla is elected praetor at the second attempt.
~Plut:Sull_5'4.
12 AEG Document: Sherk_47c,B  the inscription from a statue in honour of Marius at Delos.
13 ITA Document: CIL_1.681, recording the dedication of works for Lares at Capua.

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