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206 B.C. Olympiad 143.3


Consuls: Q. Caecilius L.f. Metellus, L. Veturius L.f. Philo
Athenian archon: Pantiades
Achaean General: Philopoemen (II)

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1 ROM The consuls perform official sacrifices after many omens are reported.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_28.10'8-11'11; DioCass_fr.57'59-60.
2 GRE ?? Chrysippus becomes an Athenian citizen.
Plut:Mor_1034'A.(2) 
3 ?? Chrysippus purges himself with hellebore.
Petron:Sat_88; Lucian:Herm_86, :VHist_2'18.
4 ?? Sayings of Chrysippus.
* Read Diogenes' account
DiogLaert_7'182-183, '186-187.
5 ++ General remarks on the character of Chrysippus, who was famous for his skill in dialectic.
* Read Diogenes' account
Cic:DeOr_1'50;L  Fronto:Ep_2'p10; Lucian:Vit_20-25; Aelian:Fr_1; DiogLaert_7'180-182, '185; Suda_Ch'569.
6 << The death of the philosopher Chrysippus; his successor as head of the Stoic school is Zenon of Tarsus.
* Read Diogenes' account
Sen:Ep_56'3; +DiogLaert_7'184-185; Suda_Ch'568, Z'80; { OCD_c; Green_633.}
6a ASI << Document: BD_128 (OGIS_231-232), letters from kings Antiochus, Ptolemy, and Attalus recognising the status of the festival of Artemis at Magnesia.
6b << Document: Syll_558-562, decrees of Greek cities acknowledging that the territory of Magnesia is inviolable.
7 SPA Scipio defeats Hasdrubal son of Gisgo at Ilipa.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_11.20'1-24'11; +Liv_28.12'10-16'15, 29.28'8; Frontin:Str_2.1'1, 3'4; Silius_16'78-116,L  '674-676;L  ~Appian:Hisp_25-28; Polyaen_8.16'1; DioCass_fr.57'53; { CAH_8'60; OCD_s.}
8 NUM Scipio visits Syphax in an attempt to win his support.
* Read Livy's account
~Polyb_11.24a'1-4; +Liv_28.17'1-18'12, 29.23'3-9, 30.13'3-6; ValMax_6.9e'7,L  9.8'1;L  Silius_16'170-276;L  ~Appian:Hisp_29-30, :Pun_10; [Vict]:VirIll_49'10;L  ~Zonar_9'10;(p213)  { CAH_8'62.}
9 BAE Scipio captures Iliturgi and Castulo, while Marcius captures Astapa.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_28.19'1-23'5; ValMax_9.11e'1;L  Silius_16'277-591;L  ~Appian:Hisp_32-33; Eutrop_3.16'2; !Hieron:Chron_1813; ~Zonar_9'10;(p213)  { CAH_8'60.}
10 EXT Peace terms are agreed between Antiochus and Euthydemus of Bactria.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_11.39'1-10; Trog:Prol_30; { CAH_8'249, '398; Green_295.}
11 ITA The consuls ravage the countryside of Bruttium, but take no direct action against Hannibal.
* Read Livy's account
Polyb_15.1'11; +Liv_28.11'11-12'9; Silius_16'1-24;L  Appian:Hann_54; +Eutrop_3.19'1; +Oros_4.18'16;L  ~Zonar_9'11;(p231)  { CAH_8'55.}
12 GRE The Aetolians make peace with Philippus.
* Read Appian's account
Polyb_18.38'8; Liv_31.1'9, 29'16, 31'19, 33.13'11; Appian:Mac_3'3-4;(4)  DioCass_fr.57'59; ~Zonar_9'11;(p231)  { CAH_8'103; Green_300.}
13 SPA Mutiny breaks out in the Roman army in Spain, after Scipio falls ill.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_11.25'1-30'5; +Liv_28.23'6-29'12, 36'1, 29.19'4, '13; ~Appian:Hisp_34-36; DioCass_fr.57'47; ~Zonar_9'10;(p215)  { CAH_8'60.}
14 Scipio defeats the Spanish rebels Indibilis and Mandonius.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_11.31'1-38'7, 21.11'7; Diod_26.22'1; +Liv_28.30'1-34'12, 42'8; ~Appian:Hisp_37; ~Eutrop_3.17'1; ~Zonar_9'10.(p217) 
15 NUM Masinissa deserts to the Romans.
* Read Livy's account
Sall:Jug_14'5; Diod_27.7'1; +Liv_28.35'1-13, 29.23'1-5, 30.13'11-12; Silius_16'116-169,L  17'67-75;L  ~Appian:Hisp_37, :Pun_10; DioCass_fr.57'50-53; [Vict]:VirIll_49'11;L  Eutrop_4.11'1; ~Zonar_9'10,(p219)  '11;(p223)  { CAH_8'63.}
16 Antiochus reaches India.
~Polyb_11.39'11-16; { Green_295.}
17 SPA ?? Scipio defeats the Turdetani.
~Liv_28.39'10-14.
18 ?? Scipio confidently predicts his imminent capture of the town of Badia.
* Read Gellius' account
ValMax_3.7'1;L  Plut:Mor_196'B; Gell_6.1'7-11.
19 ++ General remarks about Scipio's rapid conquest of Spain.
* Read Livy's account
Diod_29.20'1; Liv_28.43'14-15, 29.28'8, 38.53'2; Silius_16'655-662;L  Plut:Fab_25'1; Appian:Pun_6; Oros_4.18'17.L 
20 BAE Mago leaves Spain for the Balearic Islands; the end of Carthaginian resistance in Spain.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_28.36'1-37'10, 32.2'5, 34.13'8; Silius_16'24-27;L  ~Appian:Hisp_37; [Vict]:VirIll_49'9;L  ~Zonar_9'10;(p219)  { CAH_8'60; Green_704.}
21 Marcius agrees a treaty with the inhabitants of Gades.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Balb_34, 39; { Gades surrendered to the Romans when Mago left Spain (Liv_28.37'10).}
22 SPA Scipio returns to Italy.
* Read Livy's account
~Polyb_11.38'8; +Liv_28.38'1-5; Silius_16'592-594;L  ~Appian:Hisp_38, :Pun_6; DioCass_fr.57'53-56; ~Eutrop_3.18'3; ~Zonar_9'11;(p225)  { CAH_8'60.}
23 ROM Scipio is denied a triumph, because he has not held a regular magistracy, but he is elected consul for the following year.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_28.38'6-11, 29.20'2, 30.30'14; ValMax_2.8'5,L  8.15'1;L  Silius_13'511,L  16'595-599;L  Plut:Mar_12'2, :Pomp_14'1; DioCass_fr.57'56; [Vict]:VirIll_49'12;L  AmmMarc_25.9'10; ~Oros_4.18'17;L  { CAH_8'175.}
24 == The poet Naevius quarrels with the consul Metellus, and is put in prison.
Naev:Var_2; Plaut:Mil_211-212; Gell_3.3'15.
25 GRE Document: Syll_545, a decree of the Amphictyons in honour of Leochides of Chios, a hieromnemon.
26 EGY << The completion of the main gates and the double doors of the temple at Edfu.
Inscr_20'D; { Hölbl_p161; in year 16 of Ptolemy IV.}

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