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248 B.C. Olympiad 133.1


Consuls: C. Aurelius L.f. Cotta (II), P. Servilius Q.f. Geminus (II)
Athenian archon: Diomedon
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Simylus of Neapolis

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1 EGY {22 Choiach -E = February} Document: SelPap_1.72, a receipt for the rent of some pigs.
1a MAC << Document: Syll_459, three letters from Demetrius to the governor of Beroea.
1b GRE << Document: Syll_423, a decree of Delphi in honour of Cyllon of Elis.
1c << Document: Syll_402, a decree of Chios recognising the status of the festival of Soteria at Delphi. { Errington_p93.}
2 ITA Carthalo sails from Sicily to raid Southern Italy.
+Zonar_8'16;(p7)  { CAH_7.2'564.}
3 SIC The Romans agree a permanent treaty of alliance with Hieron.
* Read Polybius' account
Naev:Pun_37; Polyb_7.5'3; +Zonar_8'16;(p9)  { CAH_7.2'564; OCD_h.}
4 The Roman army remains in Sicily.
~Naev:Pun_38.
5 ROM == P.Claudius is brought to trial and fined for his conduct as consul.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_1.52'3; Cic:ND_2'7, :Div_2'71; ValMax_1.4'3,L  8.1'4;L  Schol:Bob_90.
6 == L.Junius commits suicide.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:ND_2'7, :Div_2'71; ValMax_1.4'3.L 
7 ++ The consul P.Servilius is almost indistinguishable from his twin brother Quintus.
Cic:Acad_2'56,L  '84-85.L 

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