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117 B.C. Olympiad 165.4


Consuls: L. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus, Q. Mucius Q.f. Scaevola
Athenian archon: Menoites

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1 EGY {26 Phamenoth -E = April} Document: PTeb_24, a report of peculations.
2 NUM Hiempsal is murdered by the soldiers of Jugurtha.
Sall:Jug_12'3-6, 14'11, '14, '21; ~[Liv]:Per_62; Flor_1.36'3-4; Oros_5.15'3.L 
3 ROM The triumph of Metellus Delmaticus.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastTr_p106; Appian:Ill_11;(↓)  +Eutrop_4.23'1; { CAH_9'783; OCD_m.}
4 NUM Jugurtha defeats Adherbal.
Sall:Jug_13'1-4; ~[Liv]:Per_62.
5 EGY << Document: PTeb_67, a report on crops at Cerceosiris.
5a {Mesore -E = August} Document: OGIS_168.H, a letter to Ptolemy VIII from the priests in Elephantine.
6 ROM Elections at Rome: C.Marius fails to be elected aedile, and M.Scaurus fails to be elected consul.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:Mur_36, :Planc_51; ValMax_6.9'14;L  Plut:Mar_5'1-3, :Mor_202'B; { Marius' failure happened between 119 B.C when he was tribune and 115 B.C. when he was praetor..}
7 {3 December -R} The triumph of Q.Marcius, over the Styni.
#FastTr_p106; { CAH_9'783.}
8 EGY {22 Hathyr -E = December} Document: BD_110, the report of a trial in which Hermias sought ownership of a house at Thebes.
9 CIS {13 December -R} Document: CIL_1.584, record of an arbitration between Genua and the Veturii.
10 ETR == Document: CIL_1.661, a milestone from Picenum.
11 ROM == The temple of Castor and Pollux is restored by Metellus Delmaticus.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Scaur_46; Ascon_28;L  { OCD_m.}
12 AFR == M.Cato dies while he is proconsul in Africa.
~Gell_13.20'10; { Cato was consul in 118 B.C.}
13 PEL ++ General comments on the character of Polybius, and the help which he gave to the Romans and his Greek homeland.
* Read Pausanias' account
Paus_8.30'8-9, 37'2.
14 << The death of the historian Polybius.
~Lucian:Macr_22; { OCD_p; Green_271.}

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