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154 B.C. Olympiad 156.3


Consuls: Q. Opimius Q.f., L. Postumius Sp.f. Albinus

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1 ASI Prusias refuses to obey the Roman decemviri.
~Polyb_33.12'1-9; { CAH_8'360.}
2 ROM The death of the consul Postumius.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastCap_p68; +Obseq_17.
3 CIS The Ligurians assault the Roman envoy Flaminius.
+Polyb_33.8'1-9'8.
4 AEG << The Cretans defeat a Rhodian fleet, commanded by Aristocrates.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_33.4'1-4; Diod_31.37'1-38'1; Trog:Prol_35; Suda_A'3919; { CAH_8'381; Walbank_p545.}
4a << Document: Syll_657, a list of annual gymnasiarchs at Delos.
5 ROM The senate supports the claim of Ptolemy VIII to rule Cyprus.
~Polyb_33.11'1-7; { Walbank_p553.}
6 ASI Peace between Attalus and Prusias.
* Read Polybius' account
OGIS_327; ~Polyb_33.13'1-10; Appian:Mith_3; { CAH_8'537; OCD_p.}
7 CYP Archias the governor of Cyprus accepts bribes from Demetrius, but is detected and commits suicide.
* Read Suda's account
~Polyb_33.5'1-4; Suda_A'4103, K'1346; { CAH_8'361.}
8 ASI Ariarathes of Cappadocia attacks Priene.
* Read Polybius' account
OGIS_351; ~Polyb_33.6'1-9; { CAH_8'537.}
9 CIS Opimius defeats the Oxybii and Decietae, two Ligurian tribes.
* Read Polybius' account
+Polyb_33.10'1-11'1; [Liv]:Per_47; Strab_4'203;(6.3)  +Obseq_17; !Hieron:Chron_1871; { MRR_1'449.}
10 LUS Punicus leads the Lusitani in revolt and defeats the Romans; the start of Lusitanian War.
* Read Appian's account
[Liv]:Per_47, 54; Strab_3'152;(3.3)  Flor_1.33'15; Appian:Hisp_56; +Obseq_17; Eutrop_4.16'2; { CAH_8'132; Green_712.}
11 CYP Ptolemy VI captures his brother, but spares his life and restores him to Cyrene.
* Read Polybius' account
OGIS_116; Polyb_39.7'6; Diod_31.33'1; { Green_443.}
12 SPA The senate declares war on the Celtiberi because of the enlargement of Segeda; the start of the Celtiberian War.
* Read Appian's account
Diod_31.39'1; Appian:Hisp_44; { Green_132; OCD_c=153.}
13 ROM ?? L.Hostius commits parricide.
~Plut:Rom_22'5; { Almost 600 years after the foundation of Rome, and after the war against Hannibal.}
14 == The floruit of Pacuvius the tragedian.
+Hieron:Chron_1863.
15 == The tribune L.Cotta is criticized by his colleagues for not repaying his debts.
ValMax_6.5'4;L  { MRR_1'450.}
16 == The birth of Cato's son Salonianus.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plin:HN_7'61;L  Plut:CatMai_24'9; ~[Vict]:VirIll_47'9;L  { Cato was 81 years old when this son was born.}
17 == Scipio Nasica prevents the censor Cassius from building a theatre.
* Read St.Augustine's account
[Liv]:Per_48; ~Vell_1.15'3; ValMax_2.4'2;L  Appian:BCiv_1'28; Tert:DeSpect_10; August:DeCiv_1'31; Oros_4.21'4-9;L  { CAH_8'470; OCD_s.}
18 == Cassius consults the pontifices about moving a statue of Concordia into the senate-house.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Dom_130-131, 136.

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