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185 B.C. Olympiad 148.4


Consuls: Ap. Claudius Ap.f. Pulcher, M. Sempronius M.f. Tuditanus
Athenian archon: Eupolemus
Achaean General: Lycortas

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1 ROM Embassies from Eumenes and other Greek states complain to the senate about Philippus's seizure of extra territory.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_22.6'1-7; +Liv_39.24'6-13; { CAH_8'293.}
2 MAC Roman commissioners at Tempe order Philippus to withdraw his garrisons from Thessaly; Philippus begins to plan for another war with Rome.
* Read Livy's account
~Polyb_22.18'1-11, 23.2'7; Diod_29.16'1; +Liv_39.23'5-26'14; Paus_7.8'6; Zonar_9'21;(p329)  { CAH_8'293; Green_707.}
2a ASI {16 Dystros -M} Document: RC_47, a letter of Attalus concerning tax-exemption for the temple of Apollo Tarsenos.
3 PEL The Achaean assembly discusses relations with Eumenes and Ptolemy.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_22.7'1-14; Diod_29.17'1; { See Walbank, p.187.}
4 MAC The Roman commissioners go to Thessalonice to learn about Philippus's activities in Thrace.
* Read Livy's account
~Polyb_22.11'2-3; +Liv_39.27'1-29'3; Trog:Prol_32; Zonar_9'21;(p329)  { CAH_8'293-294.}
4b ?? Document: SEG_43.311, a report on the fortifications of Scotussa in Thessaly.
5 EGY << Hyrcanus the son of Joseph goes to Alexandria and gains the favour of Ptolemy.
* Read Suda's account
Joseph:AJ_12'190-224; Suda_P'3040; { Shortly after the birth of a son to Ptolemy; this was probably Ptolemy Philometor, born in 186 B.C. - see Hölbl_p142.}
6 PEL Q.Metellus meets the magistrates of the Achaean League at Argos.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_22.10'1-15, 11'6, 12'5-7; Liv_39.33'5, 36'8; Paus_7.8'6, 9'1; { CAH_8'296.}
7 CIS The consuls attack the Apuani and Ingauni in Liguria.
+Liv_39.32'1-4; { CAH_8'115.}
8 SPA The praetors C.Calpurnius and L.Quinctius win a victory over the Spanish rebels, after suffering an initial defeat.
+Liv_39.30'1-31'18; { CAH_8'124=186.}
9 EGY Rebel leaders are tortured to death, after surrendering to Ptolemy V at Lycopolis.
Inscr_15.A'24-27; ~Polyb_22.16'2-17'7; { Hölbl_p157; Green_424?187.}
10 ROM {10 December -R = ?August} The new tribunes of the plebs, including M.Naevius, enter office.
#Liv_39.52'4-5.
11 P.Claudius is elected consul, after energetic canvassing by his brother Ap.Claudius.
+Liv_39.32'5-15.
12 L.Manlius is denied a triumph, but is allowed to celebrate an ovation for his victories in Spain.
+Liv_39.29'4-7.
13 ROM >> After hearing embassies from Philippus and Eumenes, the Achaeans and Sparta, and exiles from Aenus and Maroneia, the senate decides to send out some more commissioners to settle their disputes.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_22.11'1-12'10; ~Liv_39.33'1-8; Paus_7.9'1-3; { CAH_8'284, '296.}

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