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283 B.C. Olympiad 124.2


Consuls: P. Cornelius Dolabella, Cn. Domitius Cn.f. Calvinus Maximus
Athenian archon: Euthius

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1 BOS << Death of Spartocus III, king of Bosporus.
* Read Diodorus' account
FGrH_257a'5<x>; ~Diod_20.100'7; { OCD_spartocids.}
2 THR << The floruit of the tragedian Homerus of Byzantium.
* Read Suda's account
Vit:Lycoph_1; Vit:Theoc_2; +Suda_O'253.
3 ETR Dolabella defeats the Boii and the Etruscans at Lake Vadimon.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.20'1-3; Strab_5'212;(1.6)  Flor_1.8'21; Appian:Sam_6'4,(14)  :Gall_11'4;(9)  DioCass_fr.38'1-2; ~Eutrop_2.10'1; { CAH_7.2'381; Green_692.}
4 GRE {18 Boedromion -G = Sept./Oct.} Document: IG_2³.877 (Syll_374), an Athenian decree in honour of the poet Philippides. { OCD_p; Green_398=285.}
5 ++ General comments on the career of Philippides as a poet and a politician.
* Read Suda's account
Suda_Ph'345, Ph'346.
6 THR == Lysimachus kills his son Agathocles.
* Read Pausanias' account
Strab_13'623;(4.1)  Memn_5'6; Appian:Syr_64; Paus_1.10'3-4; Lucian:Icar_15; ~Just_17.1'2-6; Trog:Prol_17; [Euseb]:Chron_233; ~Oros_3.23'56-57;L  { CAH_7.1'112; Errington_p60-61=283/2.}
7 CIS == The Romans found a colony at Sena.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.19'12-13; [Liv]:Per_11; { CAH_7.2'391.}
8 ROM == Q.Caedicius is elected censor, but later resigns.
+FastCap_p52.

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