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180 B.C. Olympiad 150.1


Consuls: A. Postumius A.f. Albinus, C. Calpurnius C.f. Piso
Athenian archon: (?) Demetrius
Achaean General: Callicrates
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Onesicritus of Salamis

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1 ROM Piso dies of the plague, and Q.Fulvius is elected consul in his place.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_40.36'14-37'7, 43'1-3; +FastCap_p64.
1a MAC {Audnaeus -M} Document: Inscr_59, a letter of king Philippus about a grant of land at Greia.
2 ASI Pharnaces renews the war against Eumenes.
~Polyb_24.14'1-9; { CAH_8'329.}
3 CIS The consuls of the previous year force 40,000 Ligurians to migrate to Samnium.
+Liv_40.37'8-38'9; { CAH_8'116, '202.}
4 PEL Ptolemy V gives a squadron of ships as a gift to the Achaean League.
~Polyb_24.6'1-7; { See Walbank, p.258.}
5 SPA Q.Flaccus defeats the Celtiberi at Saltus Manlianus.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_40.39'1-40'15, 45'6, 42.34'9-10.
6 MAC << Philippus has Demetrius put to death, on a charge of treason.
* Read Livy's account
~Diod_29.25'1; ~Liv_40.23'1-24'8, 54'9-55'8, 42.5'4; Plut:Aem_8'9, '12, :Arat_54'6-7; Paus_2.9'5; Just_32.2'10; Trog:Prol_32; ~Oros_4.20'28;L  Zonar_9'22;(p333)  { CAH_8'295; OCD_p.}
7 PEL << Chaeron of Sparta is sent to prison for the murder of Apollonidas.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_24.7'1-8; Suda_Ch'175; { See Walbank, p.17-18.}
8 ++ The character and policies of Aristaenus of Dyme, an Achaean statesman.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_24.11'1-13'10; Suda_A'3897; { See Walbank, p.19.}
9 ROM The senate receives embassies from the Achaeans, led by Callicrates, and from the Spartan exiles.
~Polyb_24.8'9-10'13; { CAH_8'300; OCD_c.}
10 CIS The consuls combine to subdue some Ligurian tribes, after which M.Fulvius illegally disbands his legion.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_40.41'1-11; Frontin:Str_4.1'32; Flor_1.19'4-5; { CAH_8'116.}
11 ASI A Roman embassy mediates between Pharnaces and Eumenes.
~Polyb_24.14'10-15'13; { CAH_8'329.}
12 EGY << Ptolemy describes his friends as his "walking money-bags".
* Read Diodorus' account
Diod_29.29'1; Porph:Fr_48; { According to St.Jerome (on Daniel) Ptolemy's threatening remark, recorded by Diodorus, immediately preceded his death.}
13 {Sept./Oct.} The death of Ptolemy V, and accession of Ptolemy VI.
Strab_17'795;(1.11)  Joseph:AJ_12'235; ClemAl:Strom_1'21;(↓↓)  Trog:Prol_34; +AstrCan_3; Porph:Fr_48; [Euseb]:Chron_127,(↓)  ~161,(↓)  163, 169;(↓)  ChronPasc_437'B; !Hieron:Chron_1838; Malal_197; ExcBarb_35B; Zonar_9'25;(p359)  { CAH_8'343; OCD_p; Bennett.}
14 ROM Elections are held for new consuls and praetors; Flaccus is elected consul, while waiting outside Rome.
* Read Livy's account
Cic:DeOr_2'260;L  +Liv_40.43'4, 44'2.
15 Flaccus celebrates a triumph for his victories in Spain.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_40.43'4-7, 59'3.
16 PEL Callicrates is elected general of the Achaean League.
~Polyb_24.10'14-15; { OCD_c=179; Walbank, p.264.}
17 The assembly of the Achaean League decides to send an embassy to Rome about the Spartan exiles.
~Polyb_24.8'1-8; { See Walbank, p.18-19.}
18 ASI Eumenes attempts to prevent ships sailing through the Hellespont into the Black Sea, but the Rhodians intervene to stop him.
Polyb_27.7'5; { CAH_8'329.}
19 ROM M.Lepidus becomes pontifex maximus.
* Read Livy's account
Liv_37.43'1, +40.42'6-13; { OCD_l.}
20 == The Lex Villia Annalis establishes minimum ages for magistrates.
+Liv_40.44'1; { CAH_8'176; OCD_v.}
21 == L.Duronius accuses the Illyrian king Genthius of encouraging piracy.
+Liv_40.42'1-5.
22 {March -R = ?December} Flaccus pays for games out of the booty which he brought back from Spain.
+Liv_40.44'3-12.
23 GRE Document: Syll_614 & 615, decrees of Delphi rewarding help in a dispute with Amphissa.

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