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179 B.C. Olympiad 150.2


Consuls: L.Manlius L.f. Acidinus Fulvianus, Q. Fulvius Q.f. Flaccus
Athenian archon: Menedemus

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1 ROM Bad weather disrupts the Latin Festival.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_40.45'1-6; +Obseq_7.
2 M.Lepidus and M.Fulvius are elected censors, and agree to co-operate despite their previous disagreements.
* Read Livy's account
Cic:ProvCon_20; +Liv_40.45'6-46'16; +FastCap_p64; ValMax_4.2'1;L  Gell_12.8'5-6; { OCD_l.}
2a AEG ?? Document: SEG_33.675, a decree of Cos in honour of Ariarathes IV of Cappadocia.
3 ASI << Pharnaces and Eumenes agree to peace terms.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_25.2'1-15; Just_38.6'2; { CAH_8'329-330; OCD_p.}
5 ROM {September -R = ?June} The Ludi Romani are re-held because of some adverse omens.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_40.59'6-8; +Obseq_7.
6 GRE ?? Philippus procures the murder of two Athenians, Eurycleides and Micon.
Paus_2.9'4.
7 MAC ?? Document: Austin_90,B  containing regulations on discipline in the Macedonian army.
8 MAC ?? Philippus dedicates to Heracles a bull which he killed while hunting.
AnthPal_6.114-116.
9 ?? Philippus produces a much shorter version of Theopompus' history, by removing all the digressions.
Theopomp_T31.B 
10 ++ General remarks on the character of Philippus V, his aggressive behaviour and his later attempts to rebuild the power of his kingdom.
* Read Diodorus' account
~Polyb_25.3'9-10; Diod_28.2'1-3'1; Liv_42.11'7, 49'7; Plut:Aem_8'6-8.
11 The death of Philippus, and accession of Perseus.
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Diod_29.25'1; +Liv_40.54'1-57'1, 45.9'3; Plut:Aem_8'6-9; Paus_2.9'4-5; Just_32.3'1-5; +[Euseb]:Chron_239, 241,(↓)  245; !Hieron:Chron_1841; Zonar_9'22;(p333)  { CAH_8'301; OCD_p..}
12 ILL << Genthius murders his brother Plator.
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Polyb_29.13'2; Liv_44.30'2-5; Aelian:VH_2'41; { This probably happened soon after Genthius' accession in 181/0 B.C. - see Walbank_p377.}
13 ASI ++ The geographer Polemon of Ilium is a contemporary of Aristophanes of Byzantium.
Suda_P'1888; { ~OCD_p.}
14 EGY ?? Aristophanes falls in love with a woman of Alexandria, who is befriended by an elephant.
Plin:HN_8'13;L  Plut:Mor_972'D; Aelian:NA_1'38.
15 << The death of Aristophanes of Byzantium, after being accused of planning to flee to Eumenes.
Suda_A'3936; { OCD_a.}
16 << Apollonius the eidograph ("compiler") is the successor of Aristophanes as head of the library at Alexandria.
POxy_1241; (?) Suda_A'3419.
16a ARM << Document: Inscr_27.H, a boundary-marker set up in the name of Artaxias, king of Armenia.
17 AEG Document: Inscr_213.F (BD_130), the accounts and inventory of the temples at Delos, for the year when Demares was archon.
18 SPA Gracchus subdues the Celtiberi.
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Diod_29.26'1; +Liv_40.47'1-50'7; Strab_3'163;(4.13)  ValMax_3.1'1;L  Frontin:Str_2.5'3, '14, 3.5'2, 4.7'33; Flor_1.33'9; Appian:Hisp_42; GranLic_8; ~Oros_4.20'32-33.L 
19 ROM The censors review the senate, and carry out building works, including the first stone bridge in Rome.
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Cic:DeOr_2'287;L  +Liv_40.51'1-9; [Liv]:Per_47<x>, 48; Plut:Num_9'7; { CAH_8'505.}
20 CIS Both consuls conduct campaigns in Liguria.
+Liv_40.53'1-6.
21 LUS L.Postumius defeats the Vaccaei and Lusitani.
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+Liv_40.50'6-7; ~[Liv]:Per_41; ~Oros_4.20'33;L  { CAH_8'531.}
22 MAC The Thracian king Abrupolis invades Macedonia.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_22.18'2-3; Diod_29.33'1; Liv_42.13'5, 40'5, 41'11-12; ~Appian:Mac_11'2,(18)  '6;(22)  Paus_7.10'6-7; { Before the renewal of the alliance between Macedonia and Rome (App:Mac_11'6).}
23 THR The Thracians prevent the Bastarnae from migrating.
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+Liv_40.57'2-58'9, 41.23'12, 42.11'4; Just_32.4'1; Trog:Prol_32.
24 ROM {21 December -R = ?September} The censor Lepidus dedicates a temple of Lares Permarini.
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#CIL_add.7'Dec22, 8'Dec22; +Liv_40.52'4-7.
25 {23 December -R = ?September} The dedication of temples of Juno and Diana.
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#CIL_add.7'Dec23; +Liv_40.52'1-3.
26 ROM {11 March -R = ?December} The triumph of Q.Fulvius, over the Ligurians.
+Liv_40.59'1-5.
27 {12 March -R = ?December} Elections for praetors, spread over two days.
+Liv_40.59'5.
28 == The poet Caecilius is in his prime.
+Hieron:Chron_1838.
29 == M.Aufidius gives a report to the senate on the ceremonial shields displayed on the Capitol.
+Plin:HN_35'14.L 
30 MAC Perseus renews the alliance between Macedonia and Rome, and is officially recognized as king by the Romans.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_25.3'1-8; Syll_643'14-17; ~Diod_29.30'1; ~Liv_42.25'4, '10, 40'4, 45.9'3; Appian:Mac_11'5-6;(21)  Zonar_9'22;(p333)  { CAH_8'301; OCD_p.}

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