186 B.C. Olympiad 148.3

Consuls: Sp. Postumius L.f. Albinus, Q. Marcius L.f. Philippus
Athenian archon: Zopyrus
Achaean General: Aristaenus (IV)

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1 EGY {30 Choiak -E = February} Document: AET_7.10'A, a demotic marriage contract.
1a MAC {15 Daesius -M = May/June} Document: THI_58, a ruling of Philippus about the property of Sarapis at Thessalonice.
1b SYR {30 Daesius -M = June} Document: RC_45, a decree of Seleuceia in Pieria granting citizenship to Aristolochus, a "friend" of Seleucus, in response to a letter from the king. { CAH_8'338.}
2 GRE << The Boeotians refuse to restore Zeuxippus and other exiles, despite pressure from the Romans.
~Polyb_22.4'1-17; { See Walbank, p.9.}
3 AEG << A dispute between Rhodes and Lycia over the terms of the Roman settlement.
~Polyb_22.5'1-10; { see Walbank, p.9.}
4 AFR << The birth of Cleitomachus, the Carthaginian philosopher.
Apollod:Fr_56; { OCD_c.}
4a ASI ?? Document: THI_107, a treaty of sympoliteia between Miletus and Pidasa.
5 GRE Nicostratus of Larissa is sent as Thessalian representative to the Pythian games, and gives support to the Amphictyonic Council.
Syll_613'5-20<t=B  Austin_88>.
6 S+? The praetors C.Atinius and L.Manlius fight successfully against Spanish rebels.
7 CIS The Ligurians ambush and defeat Marcius.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_39.20'1-10; +Oros_4.20'26; { CAH_8'115.}
8 ROM {7 October -R = ?June} The senate suppresses the Bacchanalia.
* Read Livy's account
+CIL_1.581<t= ARS_28>; Cic:Leg_2'37;L  +Liv_39.8'1-19'7; ValMax_1.3'1, 6.3'7; Tert:Apol_6'7; August:DeCiv_6'9,(↓)  18'13;(↓↓)  { CAH_8'186; OCD_b.}
9 Victory games are celebrated by M.Fulvius and L.Scipio; the games are partly paid for by public contributions.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_39.22'1-2, '8-10; +Plin:HN_33'138; { CAH_8'177.}
9a EGY {24 Epeiph -E = August} Comanos, the general of Ptolemy, defeats and captures Ankhwennefer, the leader of the native Egyptian rebels.
#THI_260; AET_8.13'D. { Hölbl_p156.}
9b {9 Mesore -E = September} Document: THI_260, an inscription celebrating the end of the rebellion in Upper Egypt. { Hölbl_p167.}
10 IT+ == Omens in Italy.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_39.22'3-5; +Obseq_3.
11 CIS == A band of Gauls crosses the Alps and settles near Aquileia.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_39.22'6-7; +Obseq_3.
12 PON ?? Hannibal is allowed by Prusias to settle in Bithynia.
* Read Nepos' account
Cic:Div_2'52; Nepos_23.10'1-2; Liv_39.51'1; Strab_12'564;(4.3)  Silius_13'885-890; Plut:Flam_20'4; Just_32.4'5; [Vict]:VirIll_42'6; Eutrop_4.5'2; +Hieron:Chron_1831.
13 ASI << The outbreak of war between Eumenes and Prusias.
* Read Nepos' account
Nepos_23.10'2; Just_32.4'2; { CAH_8'325; OCD_p=188.}

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