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193 B.C. Olympiad 146.4


Consuls: L. Cornelius L.f. Merula, Q. Minucius Q.f. Thermus
Athenian archon: Phanarchides
Achaean General: Philopoemen (V)

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1 SPA Scipio Nasica makes his soldiers construct ships while in winter quarters.
Frontin:Str_4.1'15; { Scipio was praetor in Spain in 194/3 B.C., and returned to Rome for the consular elections later in this year.}
2 ITA Latin colonies are founded at Thurii and in the territory of the Bruttii.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_34.53'1-2; Strab_6'263;(1.13)  { CAH_8'206; OCD_t.}
3 ROM The consuls take emergency action to raise troops following news of an uprising in Liguria.
Liv_34.55'1-56'13; { CAH_8'222.}
4 The senate receives embassies from various Greek states, including one from Antiochus.
* Read Diodorus' account
Diod_28.15'1-4; +Liv_34.57'1-59'8; Appian:Syr_6; { CAH_8'278.}
5 ASI Document: BD_37 (Syll_601), a letter from the praetor M.Valerius to the city of Teos.
6 SYR << Antiochus gives his daughters in marriage to Ptolemy and Ariarathes, but Eumenes refuses to marry the third daughter.
* Read Appian's account
Daniel_11'17; Polyb_21.20'8; Liv_37.53'13; Appian:Syr_5; Porph:Fr_47; ~Zonar_9'18;(p303)  { CAH_8'343; OCD_cleopatra.}
7 AFR Hannibal sends Ariston of Tyre on a secret mission to Carthage.
* Read Livy's account
Nepos_23.8'1-2; +Liv_34.60'1-61'16, 39.51'2; Appian:Syr_7-8; Just_31.3'5-4'3.
8 ASI {19 Artemisius -M = May} Document: BD_131 (OGIS_224), a letter from the governor of Caria with an edict of Antiochus concerning the cult of Laodice.
9 PER {Panemus -M = June/July} Document: Inscr_28 & Austin_200, two letters from Menedemus, the governor of Media, with the edict of Antiochus about the cult of Laodice.
10 SPA The praetor Sex.Digitius is defeated by Spanish rebels in several battles, but P.Scipio prevents the rebellion from spreading.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_35.1'1-2'9, 36.21'10, 36'1; ~Oros_4.20'16;L  { OCD_scipio.}
11 EGY << Aristomenes is put to death by Ptolemy V.
* Read Diodorus' account
Diod_28.14'1; Plut:Mor_71'C-D; { See Hölbl_p139.}
12 ROM {1 August -R} The dedication of the temple of Victoria Virgo.
* Read Livy's account
CIL_add.7'Aug1, 8'Aug1; +Liv_35.9'6.
13 CIS Merula defeats the Boii at Mutina.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_35.3'1-7'8, 36.39'7.
14 AFR Masinissa invades Emporia, and the Carthaginians appeal to Rome.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_34.62'1-18; Appian:Pun_67; ~Zonar_9'18;(p307)  { CAH_8'529.}
15 CIS Minucius escapes from a Ligurian ambush.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_35.11'1-13; Frontin:Str_1.5'16; ~Oros_4.20'17;L  { CAH_8'115.}
16 GRE The Aetolians stir up anti-Roman feelings in Greece.
* Read Livy's account
Polyb_3.6'5, 7'1-3; +Liv_35.12'1-13'3; Just_30.4'18; ~Zonar_9'18;(p303)  { CAH_8'280; Green_418.}
16a {Boëdromion -G = Sept./Oct.} Document: Syll_537, an Athenian decree in honour of Charmion of Cydonia.
17 ROM P.Scipio Nasica fails to be elected consul, despite the support of his cousin P.Scipio Africanus.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_35.8'1-9, 10'1-11, 24'4.
18 ASI A Roman embassy (possibly including Scipio Africanus) goes to Ephesus, but fails to reach agreement with Antiochus; negotiations are interrupted by the death of Antiochus, eldest son of the king.
* Read Livy's account
+BabylChron_BM.35603'R4-5; Polyb_3.11'1-3; Nepos_23.2'1-2; ~Liv_35.13'4-17'2; Frontin:Str_1.8'7; Plut:Pyrrh_8'5, :Flam_21'3-5; Appian:Syr_9-11; Just_31.4'4-10; Oros_4.20'18-19;L  Zonar_9'18;(p307)  { CAH_8'279-280; Green_706.}
19 Antiochus discusses plans for a war against Rome with his advisers at Ephesus.
* Read Livy's account
Ennius:Ann_366-368; Polyb_3.11'4-12'1; Nepos_23.2'3-5; ~Liv_35.17'3-19'7; Gell_6.2'6; Just_31.5'1-6'3.
20 ROM == The censors Paetus and Cethegus complete the census.
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+Liv_35.9'1-2; ~FastCap_p64.
21 == Dedication of a statue of Veiovis on the Capitol.
+Plin:HN_16'216.L 
22 IT+ == A Latin colony is established at (?) Castrum Frentinum.
+Liv_35.9'7-8.
23 SIC == Document: CIL_1.612, the base of a statue of L.Scipio.
24 AEG ?? Document: Syll_617, an inscription from Delos in honour of P.Scipio.

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