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119 B.C. Olympiad 165.2


Consuls: L. Caecilius L.f. Metellus, L. Aurelius Cotta
Athenian archon: Hipparchus

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1 ROM The tribune C.Marius passes a voting law, despite the opposition of Cotta.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:Leg_3'38;L  +Plut:Mar_4'1-6; { CAH_9'86; OCD_m.}
2 Marius opposes the extension of the corn dole, and M.Octavius passes a law to reduce the dole.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Brut_222, :Off_2'72; +Plut:Mar_4'7; { CAH_9'86.}
3 EGY {6 Pachon -E = May} Document: PTeb_9, an application by Menches for re-appointment.
4 {? 10 Pachon -E = May} Document: PTeb_41, a petition from Harmiusis to Cronius.
5 MOE The Scordisci defeat and kill Sex.Pompeius, but they are held in check by M.Annius.
+Syll_700<t=B  Sherk_48>; Syll_701; { CAH_9'32.}
6 MAC {20 Panemus -M = July} Document: Sherk_48B  (Syll_700), an inscription in honour of M.Annius.
7 ALP Cotta and Metellus defeat the Segestani.
+Appian:Ill_10'
8 EGY {3 Mesore -E = August} Document: PTeb_10, a letter from Asclepiades confirming the appointment of Menches.
SelPap_2.339.
9 EGY ++ Carbo is an outstanding public speaker, and improves his delivery by doing regular exercises.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:DeOr_1'154,L  :Brut_103-106; Quint_10.7'27.
10 C.Carbo is brought to trial by L.Crassus, and commits suicide.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Verr_2.3'3, :DeOr_1'40,L  :Brut_103, 159, :Fam_9.21'3; ValMax_3.7'6,L  6.5'6;L  { CAH_9'506; OCD_c.}
11 EGY Document: PTeb_11, a receipt from Menches to Dorion.
12 AEG == Q.Scaevola, as governor of Asia, visits a famous teacher of rhetoric, Apollonius of Alabanda, at Rhodes.
Cic:DeOr_1'75,L  2'269;L  { Scaevola probably went to Asia after being praetor in 120 B.C. - see OCD_s..}
13 ROM << The triumph of Q.Fabius Maximus, over the Allobroges.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastTr_p106; Plin:HN_33'141;L  { CAH_9'782; OCD_f.}
14 << The triumph of Cn.Domitius, over the Arverni.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastTr_p106; Suet:Ner_1'2; { CAH_9'782; OCD_d.}
15 == Sp.Thorius, as tribune, passes an agrarian law.
* Read Appian's account
Cic:DeOr_2'284,L  :Brut_136; Appian:BCiv_1'27; { CAH_9'63; MRR_1'542=111.}
16 >> The people(?) of Rome are reduced to idleness by a series of lawsuits.
~Appian:BCiv_1'27;(↓)  { 15 years after Gracchus' agrarian law.}

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