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105 B.C. Olympiad 168.4


Consuls: P. Rutilius P.f. Rufus, Cn. Mallius Cn.f. Maximus
Athenian archon: (?) Andronides

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1 NUM Further negotiations between Sulla and Bocchus.
~Sall:Jug_103'1-7; Vell_2.12'1; Plut:Sull_3'2-5, :Mar_10'2-5; Flor_1.36'16; Appian:Num_5; DioCass_fr.89'5-6.
2 ROM An embassy from Bocchus receives a favourable response at Rome.
~Sall:Jug_104'1-5; Diod_34.39'1; DioCass_fr.89'5.
3 GRE {11 Munychion -G = April} The Athenians pass a decree honouring Hyrcanus of Judaea.
Joseph:AJ_14'148-155; { Assuming that Agathocles, who is mentioned in the decree, was Athenian archon in 106/5 B.C.}
4 ROM ?? The Romans start to use pearls.
Plin:HN_9'123.L 
5 NUM ?? Marius' soldiers hunt and kill a deadly wild beast which is called a "gorgon".
Athen_5.221'c-f.
6 MAU Bocchus seizes Jugurtha and hands him over to Sulla and the Romans.
~Sall:Jug_105'1-113'7; Diod_34.39'1, 36.1'1; ~[Liv]:Per_66; ~Vell_2.12'1; ValMax_6.9'6,L  8.14'4;L  Plin:HN_37'9;L  Plut:Sull_3'6-9, :Mar_10'6-9, :Mor_806'D; Flor_1.36'17; Eutrop_4.27'2; !Hieron:Chron_1909; Oros_5.15'18;L  { CAH_9'30.}
7 ++ General comments on the war against Jugurtha.
Sall:Jug_5'1-2; Plin:HN_33'21;L  Exsuper_14, 16.
8 Marius rewards the Gaetuli for their assistance.
[Caes]:BAfr_56'3.
9 LUS The Lusitani defeat the Romans.
+Obseq_42.
10 NAR The Cimbri capture and kill M.Aurelius Scaurus.
* Read Granius' account
~[Liv]:Per_67; Vell_2.12'2; ~GranLic_11.
11 Disputes between Mallius and Caepio.
* Read Dio's account
Plut:Mar_16'9, 19'3; GranLic_11-12; +DioCass_fr.91'1-4; Oros_5.16'1-2.L 
12 ?? Calventius, the maternal grandfather of L.Piso (consul, 58 B.C.), moves to Placentia.
Ascon_4-5.L 
13 {6 October -R} The Cimbri defeat Caepio and destroy the Roman army at Arausio.
* Read Granius' account
Cic:DeOr_2'199-200;L  Sall:Jug_114'1; Diod_36.1'1; +[Liv]:Per_67; Vell_2.12'2; Tac:Germ_37'5; Plut:Sert_3'1, #:Luc_27'8, :Cam_19'11; Flor_1.38'4; Appian:Gall_1'5,(Epit.2)  :Ill_4;(↓)  #GranLic_12; +Eutrop_5.1'1; AmmMarc_24.6'7; +Oros_5.16'2-7;L  { CAH_9'93; OCD_a.}
14 ROM Omens and emergency measures following the battle of Arausio.
* Read Granius' account
Sall:Jug_114'2; Diod_34.37'1; +GranLic_12-13; +Eutrop_5.1'2.
15 Marius is elected consul in his absence.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:ProvCon_19; ~Sall:Jug_114'3; ~[Liv]:Per_67; Vell_2.12'1-2; Plut:Mar_11'1, 12'1-2; Exsuper_14; { CAH_9'95; OCD_m.}
16 The people deprive Caepio of his command.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_67; Ascon_78;L  { CAH_9'93; ~OCD_c.}
17 Rutilius improves the training of his army.
* Read Granius' account
+ValMax_2.3'2;L  Frontin:Str_4.1'12, 2'2; GranLic_14; { OCD_r.}
18 ITA == Document: CIL_1.698, a contract for building work at Puteoli.
19 AEG == Document: Sherk_53,B  the renewal of the treaty between Rome and Astypalaea.

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