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224 B.C. Olympiad 139.1


Consuls: T. Manlius T.f. Torquatus (II), Q. Fulvius M.f. Flaccus (II)
Athenian archon: Nicetes
Achaean General: Aratus (XI)
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Iolaidas of Argos

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1 EGY {4 Choiach -E = January} Document: SelPap_2.414, a letter from Amenneus to Asclepiades.
2 PEL {? January} Cleomenes invades the territory of Sicyon.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Polyb_2.52'2; ~Plut:Cleom_19'9, :Arat_41'1-7; { CAH_7.1'465; Green_259.}
3 ROM {5 March -R} The triumph of Aemilius, over the Gauls.
* Read Dio's account
+Polyb_2.31'5-6; +FastTr_p101; DioCass_fr.50'4; Eutrop_3.5'1; Zonar_8'20.(p45) 
3a MES {Nisan -B = April} Document: BabylChron_12, recording a visit of the brother of king Seleucus.
4 PEL The Achaeans come to an agreement with Antigonus, after promising to hand over Corinth to him.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.52'3-5, 4.6'5; ~Plut:Arat_42'1-3, 45'1; { CAH_7.1'465-466; Errington_p101.}
5 GRE ++ General remarks on the character of Lycon, his eloquence and his love of luxury.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_12.547'd-548'b; DiogLaert_5'65-68.
6 << The death of the Peripatetic philosopher Lycon.
~DiogLaert_5'68-74; { OCD_l.}
6b ?? Document: Inscr_53, a treaty between Antigonus and Eleutherna in Crete.
7 PEL Antigonus advances to the Isthmus of Corinth.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.52'5-9, 20.6'8; Plut:Cleom_20'1-2, ~:Arat_43'1-44'1; { CAH_7.1'467; OCD_a.}
8 The Achaeans encourage Argos to revolt against Cleomenes, which forces him to retreat from the Isthmus.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.53'1-54'1; Plut:Cleom_20'3-21'8, ~:Arat_44'2-5; { CAH_7.1'467; Green_260.}
9 Aristomachus of Argos is captured by the Achaeans and put to death.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.59'1-60'8; ~Plut:Arat_44'6; { CAH_7.1'468.}
10 Cleomenes sends his mother as a hostage to Egypt.
~Plut:Cleom_22'4-10; { CAH_7.1'470.}
11 ETR The Roman consuls invade the territory of the Boii and force them to submit.
* Read Polybius' account
+Polyb_2.31'8-10, 3.40'7; Zonar_8'20;(p45)  { CAH_7.2'435.}
12 PEL Antigonus captures some forts belonging to Cleomenes, near Aegys and Belbina in Arcadia.
~Polyb_2.54'2-3; { CAH_7.1'468; Errington_p101.}
13 ASI << Attalus defeats Lysias.
OGIS_272, 277; { During the reign of Seleucus III.}
14 CIS The consuls cross the river Po and defeat the Insubres.
+Oros_4.13'11;L  { This has probably been incorrectly dated by Orosius, and belongs to the following year.}
15 ROM Alleged irregularities during the election of new consuls, which is supervised by the dictator L.Metellus.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastCap_p58; DioCass_fr.51'1; ~Zonar_8'20.(p47) 
16 PEL Antigonus attends the Council of the Achaean League at Aegium, and is appointed commander-in-chief of the league of Greek states.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.54'3-5, 4.9'3-4; { CAH_7.1'468; Errington_p101.}
17 AFR Hanno attempts to prevent Hannibal from joining the Carthaginian army in Spain.
* Read Livy's account
Liv_21.3'2-4'5, ~'10, 10'3; { Three years before the death of Hasdrubal.}

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