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209 B.C. Olympiad 142.4


Consuls: Q. Fabius Q.f. Maximus Verrucosus (V), Q. Fulvius M.f. Flaccus (IV)
Athenian archon: Sostratus
Achaean General: Nicias

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1 ROM Twelve Latin colonies refuse to provide contingents for the Roman army.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_27.7'7-11'6, 37'5, 29.15'2; ValMax_6.9'3;L  { CAH_8'75, '202.}
2 The censors M.Cornelius Cethegus and P.Sempronius Tuditanus revise the lists of senators and equites.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_27.11'7-16, 29.37'1; +FastCap_p62.
3 SPA Scipio captures Carthago Nova.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_10.6'1-20'5; (?) Diod_26.21'1; ~Liv_26.41'1-51'14; ValMax_4.3'1;L  Frontin:Str_2.11'5, 3.9'1; Silius_15'180-285,L  '400-409;L  Plut:Mor_196'B; Appian:Hisp_19-23; Polyaen_8.16'6; Gell_7.8'3, '6; DioCass_fr.57'42=43; [Vict]:VirIll_49'7-8;L  ~Eutrop_3.15'2-3; ~Oros_4.18'1;L  +Zonar_9'8;(p197)  { CAH_8'59; OCD_s.}
3a ASI {Artemisius -M} Document: SEG_54.1353, a letter from Aeneas, concerning the appointment of Nicanor as high priest.
3b GRE ?? Document: Syll_547, a decree of the Athenians at Eleusis in honour of the general Demaenetus.
4 PEL {? July} Philippus visits Argos and attends the Nemean Games.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_10.25'1-26'10; ~Liv_27.29'9-31'8; Appian:Mac_3;(↓↓)  ~Zonar_9'9;(p207)  { See Lazenby, pp.163-164.}
5 ROM News of the capture of Carthago Nova reaches Rome.
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~Polyb_10.19'7-9; +Liv_27.7'1-6; Appian:Hisp_23;(↓)  ~Eutrop_3.15'3; Oros_4.18'1.L 
6 ITA Indecisive fighting between Hannibal and Marcellus near Canusium.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_27.12'1-15'3; Plut:Marc_25'3-26'8; ~Oros_4.18'4;L  { CAH_8'55.}
7 PEL Philopoemen reorganizes the Achaean cavalry.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_10.21'1-24'7; Plut:Phil_7'3-9; Paus_8.49'7; Suda_Ph'409; { R.M.Errington, Philopoemen, pp.49-54.}
8 PER Antiochus forces the Parthian king into submission.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_10.27'1-31'13; Just_41.5'7; { Green_295.}
9 PEL Philippus invades Elis.
~Liv_27.31'9-32'9; { See Lazenby, p.164.}
10 ITA Fabius captures Tarentum.
* Read Livy's account
Polyb_10.1'1-10; Cic:DeOr_2'273,L  :Brut_72, :Sen_10-11, 41; +Liv_27.15'4-16'16; Strab_6'278;(3.1)  Plin:HN_34'40;L  Silius_15'320-333;L  Plut:CatMai_2'3-6, :Fab_19'5-23'1, :Mor_195'F; Appian:Hann_49; Polyaen_8.14'3; +Eutrop_3.16'1; August:DeCiv_1'6;(↓)  +Oros_4.18'5;L  +Zonar_9'8;(p197)  { CAH_8'55; OCD_t.}
11 MAC Philippus is forced to return to Macedonia after receiving news of an invasion by the Dardani.
* Read Livy's account
~Liv_27.32'9-33'5; Silius_15'312-314;L  Just_29.4'6-10; ~Zonar_9'9;(p207)  { Green_704=208; but see Lazenby, p.164.}
12 SYR << Antiochus III establishes his son Antiochus as joint king.
+BabylChron_BM.35603'R4-5.
13 ROM The tribune C.Publicius Bibulus attacks Marcellus' handling of the war, but Marcellus is elected consul for the coming year.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_27.20'9-21'8, 25'10; Plut:Marc_27'1-7.
14 SPA >> Indibilis, Mandonius, and other Spanish leaders leave the Carthaginian army and go over to Scipio.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_10.34'1-38'6; ~Liv_27.27'1-17; DioCass_fr.57'42-43; ~Eutrop_3.15'3; ~Zonar_9'8;(p199)  { CAH_8'59.}
15 CRE ?? Document: Inscr_82, a dedication by Lucius, the Roman commander of an Egyptian garrison.

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