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178 B.C. Olympiad 150.3


Consuls: M. Junius M.f. Brutus, A. Manlius Cn.f. Vulso
Athenian archon: Philon

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1 PEL Document: Syll_634, an inscription put up by the Spartan exiles in honour of Callicrates.
1a GRE Document: Syll_636, a decree of the Amphictyonic Council about sacred lands near Delphi.
1b Document: Syll_637, a decree of Delphi honouring the citizens of Tetrapolis in Attica.
2 SPA Gracchus establishes peace in eastern Spain.
* Read Appian's account
Polyb_32.2'15; ~[Liv]:Per_41; Plut:TGrac_5'5; Appian:Hisp_43-44;(↓)  +Obseq_8; { CAH_8'532; OCD_g<179?>.}
3 CIS Manlius attacks the Istrians; he is saved from an ambush by the bravery of the tribune C.Aelius.
* Read Livy's account
Ennius:Ann_397-420; +Liv_41.1'1-5'12; Plin:HN_7'101;L  Flor_1.26'1-3; +Obseq_8; { CAH_8'116.}
4 ROM A Lycian embassy complains to the senate about their treatment by the Rhodians.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_25.4'1-10; +Liv_41.6'5-12, 8'5, 42.12'3; Appian:Mac_11'2;(18)  { CAH_8'302.}
4a ?? The Romans build a new house for Antiochus to live in during his stay in Rome.
Ascon_13.L 
4b << Demetrius replaces Antiochus as a Syrian hostage at Rome.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_31.2'1-5; ~[Liv]:Per_41; Appian:Syr_45; [Euseb]:Chron_253;(↓)  Sulpit_2'19; { CAH_8'340; Green_440=176.}
4c PAL {Gorpiaeus -M} Document: SEG_57.1838, a letter from Seleucus IV to Heliodorus, concerning the protection of sanctuaries and religious rites.
4d GRE {9 Pyanepsion -G = Oct./Nov.} Document: SEG_32.131, an Athenian decree in honour of Antiochus Epiphanes.
5 ROM {4 February -R = ?November} The triumph of Gracchus, over the Celtiberi.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.6'4, 7'1-3; #FastTr_p103; Plut:TGrac_1'2; Appian:Hisp_43;(↓)  { CAH_8'125.}
6 {5 February -R = ?November} The triumph of Postumius, over the Lusitani.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.7'2; #FastTr_p103; { CAH_8'125.}
7 == The sacred fire at the temple of Vesta dies out.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_41; +Obseq_8.
8 == The censors complete the census, with a total of 258,000 citizens.
~[Liv]:Per_41.
9 {16 March -R = ?December} The provinces of Sardinia and Istria are allotted to the new consuls.
+Liv_41.8'5-9'8.

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