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118 B.C. Olympiad 165.3


Consuls: M. Porcius M.f. Cato, Q. Marcius Q.f. Rex
Athenian archon: Lenaeus

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1 EGY {9 Pharmouthi -E = April} Document: PTeb_5, indulgences granted by king Ptolemy.
SelPap_2.210; BD_110'7; { CAH_9'314; Green_544.}
1a ?? Document: THI_10, the response to a petition made by the priests at Heracleion.
2 NAR The Romans found a colony at Narbo Martius, with the support of the orator L.Crassus.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Clu_140, :DeOr_2'223,L  :Brut_160; Diod_5.38'5; +Vell_1.15'5, +2.7'8; Mela_2'75; +Eutrop_4.23'1; !Hieron:Chron_1897; { CAH_9'24; OCD_n.}
3 ALP Q.Marcius defeats the Styni, an Alpine tribe.
* Read Livy's account
+[Liv]:Per_62; +Oros_5.14'5-6.L 
4 ILL L.Metellus defeats the Dalmatians.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_62; Appian:Ill_11;(↓)  { Metellus was consul in 119 B.C., and triumphed in 117 B.C.}
5 ROM << Q.Scaevola is accused of extortion by T.Albucius.
* Read Cicero's account
Lucil_53-93; Cic:DeOr_2'281,L  :Brut_102; Plin:HN_36'185;L  { OCD_s.}
6 GRE << Document: Apollod:Fr_, the fragments of Apollodorus' "Chronica". { ~OCD_a.}
7 GRE ?? The Amphictyonic Council honours the grammarian Apollodorus.
Plin:HN_7'123.L 
7a CYP ?? Document: OGIS_145 & 156-157 & 161-162, statues in honour of Theodorus, governor of Cyprus, and his family.
8 EGY {18 Mesore -E = Sept.} Document: PTeb_12, letters from Menches to Herodes and Ammonius.
9 NUM ?? Micipsa enlarges the city of Cirta, and places Greek settlers there.
Strab_17'832.(3.13) 
10 The death of king Micipsa, who is succeeded by his three sons, Adherbal Hiempsal and Jugurtha.
Sall:Jug_9'4-11'2, 14'1, 65'1; ~[Liv]:Per_62; Oros_5.15'3;L  Schol:Bob_92; { CAH_9'28; OCD_j.}
11 A conference between the sons of Micipsa to split up his kingdom.
Sall:Jug_11'2-12'3.
11a CRE Document: Syll_712.A, an agreement between the cities of Lato and Olous to accept arbitration from Cnossus.
12 NUM {? Hathyr -E = December} Document: PTeb_43, a petition from Menches and Polemon.
13 ROM ?? Decimus Brutus offers sacrifices to the dead in December, instead of the usual date in February.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:Leg_2'54;L  Plut:Mor_272'D-E; { Brutus lived until after the death of C.Gracchus.}
14 ?? D.Brutus makes December the last month of the Roman year.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:Leg_2'54;L  Plut:Mor_272'D.
15 << P.Rutilius, as praetor, introduces a new procedure in cases of bankruptcy.
Gaius:Inst_4'35;L  { MRR_1'527.}
16 == Marcius reacts bravely to the death of his son.
+ValMax_5.10'3.L 
17 == Omens, including the appearance of three different suns in the sky at the same time.
+Plin:HN_2'99;L  +Obseq_35.

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