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111 B.C. Olympiad 167.2


Consuls: P. Cornelius P.f. Scipio Nasica, L. Calpurnius Bestia
Athenian archon: Sosicrates

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1 ROM Bestia rejects an embassy from Jugurtha and crosses over to Numidia.
+Sall:Jug_28'1-7; { OCD_b.}
2 EGY {2 Pharmuthi -E = April} Document: PTeb_35, a letter from Apollonius fixing the price of myrrh.
SelPap_2.223.
3 SPA Piso is killed while in Spain, and Ser.Galba takes over as Roman commander.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Verr_2.4'56; Appian:Hisp_99; { CAH_9'21.}
4 EGY {26 Pachon -E = June} Document: PTeb_58, a letter from a tax-farmer.
5 ROM {15 July -R} M. and C.Metellus celebrate triumphs on the same day, from Sardinia and Thrace respectively .
* Read Fasti's account
#FastTr_p106; Vell_2.8'2; Festus:Brev_4'2; !Eutrop_4.25'1; { CAH_9'784.}
6 NUM Bestia agrees to a truce with Jugurtha, allegedly after he and Scaurus had received bribes.
+Sall:Jug_29'1-7; +[Liv]:Per_64; Flor_1.36'7; [Vict]:VirIll_72'4;L  +Eutrop_4.26'1; +Oros_5.15'4;L  { CAH_9'29; OCD_b.}
7 AEG << Document: Syll_657, a list of the Athenian gymnasiarchs on Delos.
7a CRE << Document: Syll_685, the decision of judges arbitrating between the Cretan cities of Itanus and Hierapytna.
8 EGY << Document: PTeb_50, a petition from Pasis to Menches.
8a << Document: OGIS_737, a decree of the Idumaean community in Memphis.
9 SYR << Antiochus Grypus holds magnificent games at Daphne.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_5.210'e-f, 6.246'd, 12.540'a-b<q" Poseidon_21>.
10 Cyzicenus defeats Grypus and puts Cleopatra Tryphaena to death; Grypus retreats to Aspendus.
* Read Justin's account
~Just_39.3'12; +[Euseb]:Chron_257-259;(↓)  { Green_550; Hölbl_p207.}
11 ROM C.Memmius persuades the people to summon Jugurtha to give evidence about bribery.
+Sall:Jug_30'1-31'29; { CAH_9'85; ocd_m.}
12 Jugurtha is brought to Rome by L.Cassius, but he is prevented from addressing the people by the tribune C.Baebius.
~Sall:Jug_32'1-34'2; ~[Liv]:Per_64; Flor_1.36'8; { CAH_9'29; OCD_memmius.}
13 A witty retort of Granius to the consul Nasica.
+Cic:Planc_33; Schol:Bob_158.L 
14 The death of the consul Nasica.
* Read Cicero's account
+Cic:Brut_128; Diod_34.33'1-8; (?) Plin:HN_21'10<v>.L 
15 << Cn.Carbo commits suicide after being brought to trial by M.Antonius.
Cic:Fam_9.21'3; { The charge may have related to Cato's defeat by the Cimbri.}
16 == A large part of Rome is destroyed by fire, including the temple of Magna Mater.
+ValMax_1.8'11;L  +Obseq_39.
17 ROM == Document: ARS_51 (CIL_1.585), an unidentified agrarian law.
@  (?) Appian:BCiv_1'27; { CAH_9'31, '87; identified by some as the Lex Thoria.}
18 ITA << Document: CIL_1.672, a dedication of works at Capua.
19 PEL << Document: Sherk_51B  (IG_4[2].1.63), a decree of Epidaurus in honour of Archelochus.

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