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223 B.C. Olympiad 139.2


Consuls: C. Flaminius C.f., P. Furius Sp.f. Philus
Athenian archon: Antiphilus

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1 SYR << Seleucus sets out to attack Attalus, leaving Hermeias as vice-regent.
Polyb_5.41'2.
2 CIS The Roman consuls cross the river Po, but their initial attack on the Insubres is unsuccessful.
* Read Polybius' account
+Polyb_2.32'1-3; ~[Liv]:Per_20.
3 PEL Antigonus captures Tegea.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.54'5-7, 58'13; ~Plut:Cleom_23'1; { CAH_7.1'470.}
3a GRE << Document: Inscr_39.C, a decree of Rhamnūs in Attica, in honour of Menander, a trierarch.
4 SYR ?? Mnesiptolemus recites his histories to Seleucus.
Athen_10.432'b-c<q" Epinicus>.
5 Seleucus III is assassinated, and is succeeded by his brother Antiochus III.
* Read Justin's account
+BabylChron_BM.35603'R2-3; Polyb_2.71'4, 4.2'7, 48'6-8, 5.40'6, 39.8'5-6; Appian:Syr_66; Just_29.1'3; Trog:Prol_27; Porph:Fr_44; +[Euseb]:Chron_253, 263; +Hieron:Chron_1794; Sulpit_2'19; Malal_205; ExcBarb_46A; { CAH_7.1'430; Errington_p125.}
6 ASI Antiochus appoints Achaeus to command his forces in Asia Minor.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_4.48'9-10, 5.40'7.
6a Ptolemy sends his son Magas to lead Egyptian forces in Asia Minor.
PHaun_6'19, '28-30; { Hölbl_p54; Bennett.}
7 PEL Cleomenes enters Megalopolis in a surprise attack, but is forced out again.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.55'5, 9.18'1-4; { CAH_7.1'470.}
8 ROM The senate sends a letter to Flaminius, abrogating his consulship.
* Read Plutarch's account
Liv_21.63'2, '12; ValMax_1.6'6;L  Plut:Marc_4'1-4, :Fab_2'4; +Oros_4.13'12-14;L  +Zonar_8'20;(p47)  { OCD_f.}
9 CIS Flaminius defeats the Insubres.
* Read Polybius' account
+Polyb_2.32'4-33'9; Liv_22.6'3; Silius_5'107-113,L  '137-143,L  '646-654,L  6'21-26;L  Plut:Marc_4'5, :Fab_2'4; +Oros_4.13'14;L  +Zonar_8'20;(p47)  { CAH_7.2'435; OCD_f..}
10 PEL Antigonus captures Orchomenus.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.54'8-11, 4.6'4-6; ~Plut:Cleom_23'1, :Arat_45'1; { CAH_7.1'470.}
11 Antigonus captures Mantineia, Heraea and Telphusa.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Polyb_2.54'11-13, 56'6-16, 58'10-13, 61'1; ~Plut:Cleom_23'1, :Arat_45'6-7; { CAH_7.1'470; Green_701.}
12 ++ The early life and education of Philopoemen.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_10.22'1-4; Plut:Phil_1'1-5, 4'1-10; Paus_8.49'2-3; Suda_Ph'409.
13 Cleomenes raises extra troops by freeing helots, and captures Megalopolis.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Polyb_2.55'1-9, 61'2-62'12, 5.93'2; Liv_38.34'7; ~Plut:Cleom_23'1-25'1, 26'2, 29'3, :Phil_5'1-5; Paus_4.29'7-8, 7.7'4, 8.27'15-16, 28'7, 49'4; Macrob:Sat_1.11'34;L  { CAH_7.1'470-471; OCD_c.}
14 Antigonus attends an Achaean assembly at Aegium.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.54'13-14; ~Plut:Cleom_25'2-3.
15 EGY {21 Thoth -E = November} Document: BD_101, a letter from Mnesarchus to Antipater concerning a payment for elephant hunters.
16 GRE {26 Alalcomenius -G} Document: Inscr_125, concerning the repayment of a loan given by Nicareta to the city of Orchomenus.
17 ROM ?? Q.Sulpicius resigns as flamen dialis, after his cap falls off during a sacrifice.
* Read Plutarch's account
ValMax_1.1'5;L  ~Plut:Marc_5'5.

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