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184 B.C. Olympiad 149.1


Consuls: P. Claudius Ap.f. Pulcher, L. Porcius L.f. Licinus
Athenian archon: (?) Charicles
Achaean General: Archon (II?)
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Hippostratus of Seleuceia-in-Pieria

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1 ROM The senate blocks the election of Q.Fulvius as a replacement praetor after the death of C.Decimius.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_39.39'1-15, 45'2; { CAH_8'190.}
2 ROM M.Porcius Cato and L.Valerius Flaccus are elected censors.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_39.40'1-41'7; +FastCap_p64; Plut:CatMai_3'4, 16'1-8, 29'1; { CAH_8'180; OCD_c.}
3 C.Calpurnius and L.Quinctius celebrate triumphs for their victory in Spain.
+Liv_39.42'1-4; { CAH_8'124.}
4 THR Philippus massacres his opponents at Maroneia.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_22.13'1-14'12; +Liv_39.34'1-35'4; { CAH_8'294; Green_424<186/5>.}
5 GLT << Ortiagon attempts to gain control of all Galatia.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_22.21'1-4; Trog:Prol_32; Suda_O'639; { See Walbank, p.13.}
6 EGY << The death of Aristonicus, a eunuch and general of Ptolemy V.
* Read Suda's account
~Polyb_22.22'1-5; Suda_A'3925; { See Walbank, p.213.}
7 GRE << The death of Moschion, an Academic philosopher.
Apollod:Fr_47.
7a ASI << Document: Syll_633, a treaty of isopoliteia between Miletus and Heracleia-ad-Latmum. { Errington_p235}
8 PEL Ap.Claudius forces the Achaean assembly to accept a settlement with Sparta.
* Read Livy's account
Liv_39.35'5-37'21; Paus_7.9'3-5, 8.51'3; { CAH_8'297; Green_424.}
9 CRE Claudius persuades the Cretan cities of Cnossus, Gortyn, and Cydonia to settle their disputes.
~Polyb_22.15'1-6; { See Walbank, p.200.}
9a EGY << Document: Inscr_19, a decree of Egyptian priests granting honours to Ptolemy and Cleopatra. { Hölbl_p167.}
9b ASI {2 Audnaeus -M = December} Document: Inscr_116, a decree of Telmessus celebrating a victory of Eumenes against Ortiagon.
10 ROM The censors review the senate, and impose penalties on L.Flamininus and L.Scipio.
* Read Livy's account
Cic:Sen_42; +Liv_39.42'5-44'1, 52'1-2; ValMax_2.9'3,L  4.5'1;L  Plut:CatMai_17'1-18'1, :Flam_19'1-8; [Vict]:VirIll_47'4-5;L  { CAH_8'183; OCD_s.}
11 Cato continues his efforts to stop the spread of luxury.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:DeOr_2'260;L  Nepos:Cat_2'3; +Liv_39.44'1-9; Plin:HN_34'31;L  Plut:CatMai_18'2-19'4, :Mor_139'E; { CAH_8'183; OCD_c.}
12 IT+ == Roman colonies are founded at Potentia and Pisaurum.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_39.44'10; ~Vell_1.15'2; { CAH_8'215.}
12a ITA == P. Claudius recruits further Roman colonists to go to Cales.
+CIL_6.1283; { See F. Pina Pola, "The Consul at Rome", p.176.}
13 ROM == The death of the comic poet Plautus.
* Read Cicero's account
+Cic:Brut_60; !Hieron:Chron_1817; { OCD_p; Green_707.}
14 == Maenius retains possession of a pillar near the forum, from which he can watch gladiatorial shows.
Lucil_1136-1137; { Maenius' house was bought by Cato - see Liv_39.44'7.}
15 << The birth of Scipio Aemilianus.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Cic:Rep_6'12;L  ~Plut:Mor_199'F; Aelian:VH_11'9; { OCD_s.}
16 ?? The pontifex maximus P.Crassus punishes a Vestal Virgin for carelessness in guarding the sacred flame.
ValMax_1.1'6.L 
17 Omens at the funeral of Crassus, and shortly afterwards.
* Read Livy's account
~Liv_39.46'1-5; +Obseq_4.
18 Demetrius defends his father Philippus before the senate.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_23.1'1-4'16; ~Liv_39.46'6-48'5, 40.2'7; Appian:Mac_9'6-7;(15)  Just_32.2'3-7; Oros_4.20'27;L  { CAH_8'294; Green_424.}

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