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284 B.C. Olympiad 124.1


Consuls: C. Servilius Tucca, L. Caecilius Metellus Denter
Athenian archon: Isaeus
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Philomelus of Pharsalus

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1 GRE << Demochares recovers Eleusis, and Olympiodorus defends it against a Macedonian attack.
* Read Plutarch's account
Plut:Mor_851'E; Paus_1.26'3; { See T.L.Shear, "Kallias of Sphettos", p.85.}
2 {30 Gamelion -G = February} Document: Syll_370, an Athenian decree in honour of Spartocus, king of Bosporus.
3 {26 Scirophorion -G = June/July} Document: Syll_371, an Athenian decree in honour of Audoleon, king of the Paeonians.
4 EGY {Gorpiaeus -M} Document: SelPap_1.82, the will of Dionysius and Callista.
5 EPI << Lysimachus invades Epirus, while Pyrrhus is out of the country.
* Read Pausanias' account
Paus_1.9'7-8<q" HierCard_9>, 11'6; { Lysimachus probably invaded Epirus soon after forcing Pyrrhus out of Macedonia.}
6 GRE << Document: Epicur:Fr_100, a letter written by Epicurus when Diotimus was Athenian archon.
6b << Document: IG_2³.875, a decree in honour of Aeschron, who rescued some Athenians going to the Pythian games.
6c ?? Document: Syll_544, a decree of Oropus concerning the repair of the city walls.
6d ?? Document: SEG_28.461, an agreement between the cavalry of Orchomenus and Chaeroneia in Boeotia.
7 MAC << Document: Syll_380, a decree of Cassandreia in honour of Androbolus of Naupactus.
7a << Document: Inscr_60, recording a grant by Lysimachus of land near Cassandreia.
8 ETR The praetor L.Caecilius is defeated by the Senones at Arretium.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_2.19'7-8; ~[Liv]:Per_12; August:DeCiv_3'17;(↓↓)  !Oros_3.22'13-15;L  { CAH_7.2'381.}
9 MAC Lysimachus annexes Paeonia.
Polyaen_4.12'3; { Green_692.}
10 ETR The Senones murder Roman ambassadors.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_2.19'9; ~[Liv]:Per_12; Appian:Sam_6'1-2,(13)  :Gall_11'1-2;(9)  August:DeCiv_3'17;(↓↓)  !Oros_3.22'12-13.L 
11 M'.Curius defeats the Senones.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_2.19'10-11; (?) Suet:Tib_3'2; Appian:Sam_6'3,(13)  :Gall_11'3;(9)  { CAH_7.2'666; OCD_c.}

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