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127 B.C. Olympiad 163.2


Consuls: L. Cassius Longinus Ravilla, L. Cornelius L.f. Cinna
Athenian archon: Theodorides

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1 ROM ?? C.Gracchus speaks in defence of Vettius.
* Read Plutarch's account
Plut:CGrac_1'1-3, :Mor_798'F.
2 SYR Alexander Zabinas arranges the burial of Antiochus VII.
~Just_39.1'6.
2a MES {May} Document: Inscr_26.C, a Babylonian contract dated to the reign of Hyspaosines.
3 PON ?? A cock falls in love with Secundus, a servant of Nicomedes II.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_13.606'b; Aelian:NA_12'37.
4 ?? Nicomedes offers to buy the famous statue of Aphrodite at Cnidus.
Plin:HN_7'127,L  36'21.L 
5 The accession of Nicomedes III of Bithynia.
Appian:Mith_7; { OCD_n.}
6 EGY The army of Ptolemy VIII defeats the Alexandrians.
OGIS_135<t=B  Sherk_47a>; Diod_34.20'1; { Ptolemy probably regained control of Alexandria in 127/6 B.C. - see Hölbl_p200.}
7 AS1 << The organization of the Roman province of Asia: the allied kings are rewarded.
* Read Justin's account
Sall:Hist_4.67'8; Strab_14'646;(1.38)  Vell_2.38'5; Appian:Mith_57; Just_36.4'9, '12, 37.1'2; Obseq_28; { CAH_9'781; ~Green_531.}
8 << The ghost of Ti.Gracchus appears to his brother Gaius in a dream.
* Read Cicero's account
~Cic:Div_1'56; ValMax_1.7'6.L 

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