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120 B.C. Olympiad 165.1


Consuls: P. Manilius P.f., C. Papirius Carbo
Athenian archon: Eumachus
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Acusilaus of Cyrene

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1 PON Death of Mithridates V and accession of Mithridates VI.
* Read Strabo's account
~Strab_10'477;(4.10)  Memn_22'2; ~Appian:Mith_112; Just_37.1'6, 2'1-3, 38.8'1; Eutrop_6.12'3; { CAH_9'132; OCD_m.}
2 ROM Opimius is accused of putting citizens to death without trial, but he is defended by Carbo, and acquitted.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Part_104,(30)  :Sest_140, :DeOr_2'106,L  '132-134,L  '165,L  '168-170,L  :Brut_128; ~[Liv]:Per_61; { OCD_o; Green_717.}
3 SYR The death of Cleopatra, the mother of Antiochus Grypus.
* Read Justin's account
Appian:Syr_69; ~Just_39.2'7-8; { Green_542.}
4 SYR {20 Thoth -E = October} Document: PTeb_101, a banker's receipt for a payment made by Demetrius son of Heracleides.
5 ROM C.Marius is elected tribune.
ValMax_6.9'14.L 
6 == L. Bestia passes a law to recall Popillius.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Brut_128; Schol:Bob_174; { OCD_b.}
7 ?? Document: CIL_1.591, a resolution of the senate about a burial-place belonging to the Pagus Montanus.

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