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287 B.C. Olympiad 123.2


Consuls: M. Claudius M.f. Marcellus, C. Nautius Rutilus
Athenian archon: Xenophon

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1 GRE Olympiodorus captures the Museium, and frees Athens from its Macedonian garrison.
* Read Pausanias' account
Syll_370'20-26, 371'15-21, 374'28-37<t= BD_13>, 386'7-15, 387'1-4; SEG_28.60'11-27; Paus_1.25'2, 26'1-2, 29'13; { CAH_7.1'108; Errington_p56.}
2 << Phaedrus, as general of the hoplites, keeps Athens free from danger while Cimon is archon.
Syll_409'30-19;
3 PON << Lysimachus captures Heracleia and kills the tyrants Oxathras and Clearchus.
* Read Memnon's account
~Diod_20.77'1; Memn_5'3; Polyaen_6.12'1; Just_16.3'3; Trog:Prol_16; { CAH_7.1'108.}
4 << Lysimachus gives the cities of Heracleia, Tius, and Amastris as a gift to his wife Arsinoe.
Memn_5'4-5; { Green_119.}
5 ASI << Document: RC_5 (OGIS_214), a letter of Seleucus to the city of Miletus, about a dedication at Didyma. { Errington_p134.}
6 SIC << Hicetas establishes himself as tyrant of Syracuse.
~Diod_22.7'2; { Hicetas remained in power for nine years, until replaced by Thoenon.}
7 PAL << Eleazar becomes Jewish high priest.
* Read St.Jerome's account
Joseph:AJ_12'44; ChronPasc_421'B, 464'A; +Hieron:Chron_1729; ExcBarb_35B; Syncell_325; ChronSynt_95.(↓) 
8 GRE Demetrius makes peace with Pyrrhus and the Athenians.
* Read Plutarch's account
SEG_28.60'28-43; ~Plut:Pyrrh_12'2-8, ~:Demetr_46'1-3; { CAH_7.1'108; Green_128.}
9 ?? The floruit of Anaxippus, a writer of comedies.
Suda_A'1911; { "under Antigonus and Demetrius".}
9a ?? Leontiŏn writes a letter to Lamia, complaining about the behaviour of Epicurus.
Alciphr_2'2; { This letter is not genuine.}
10 MAC ?? Menedemus is sent as ambassador from Eretria to Demetrius.
* Read Diogenes' account
DiogLaert_2'140-141, '143.
11 ASI Demetrius lands in Asia.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Demetr_46'4-5; Paus_1.10'2; +[Euseb]:Chron_237; { Errington_p58=286; Green_129.}
12 ROM The populace secedes to the Janiculum, in a dispute over debts; Q.Hortensius passes laws to settle their grievances.
* Read Dio's account
~Diod_21.18'2; ~[Liv]:Per_11; Plin:HN_16'37;L  Justin:Dig_1.2.2'8<q" Pomponius>; DioCass_fr.37'2-4; August:DeCiv_3'17;(↓↓)  Macrob:Sat_1.16'30;L  ~Zonar_8'2;(p291)  { CAH_7.2'400; OCD_h-1.}
13 The death of Q.Hortensius, the dictator.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_11; August:DeCiv_3'17.(↓↓) 
14 ?? The Lex Aquilia, an early Roman law about unlawful damage, is introduced by the tribune Aquilius.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Tul_9-12; Justin:Dig_19.2.30'2<q" Alfenus>; Justin:Dig_19.5'11, 36.1.72'1<q" Pomponius>; Gaius:Inst_3'202,L  '210-219;L  Justin:Dig_19.2.25'5<q" Gaius>; Justin:Dig_9.4.19'1, 11.3.5'1, 11.3.14'7, 47.2.32'1<q" Paulus>; Justin:Dig_11.3.5'2, 13.6.7'1, 47.1.2'1-3, 4.1'2, 8.2'10, '20, 10.1'1, 10.7'1<q" Ulpian>; Justin:Dig_9.2'1-57.

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