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293 B.C. Olympiad 121.4


Consuls: L. Papirius L.f. Cursor, Sp. Carvilius C.f. Maximus
Athenian archon: Olympiodorus (II)

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1 ROM {27 March -R} The triumph of Postumius, over the Samnites and Etruscans.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.37'6-12; #FastTr_p97.
2 {28 March -R} The triumph of Atilius, over the Volsones and Samnites.
#FastTr_p97.
3 ITA The Samnite army gathers at Aquilonia and takes a ritual vow.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.38'1-13; DioCass_fr.36'29; Oros_3.22'1-2;L  Zonar_8'1.(p281) 
4 ROM << Fabius dedicates a temple to Jupiter Victor.
#Ovid:Fast_4'621-622; { On 13th April, but the year is unknown (the temple was vowed in 295).}
5 ITA The consuls ravage Samnium.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.39'1-7; Zonar_8'1.(p281) 
6 SYR ?? Stratonice falls in love with Combabus, while dedicating a temple to Hera.
Lucian:SyrD_19-27; { This is clearly a legend, rather than a historical event.}
7 << Antiochus marries Stratonice, and becomes joint king with Seleucus, in charge of the eastern provinces.
* Read Appian's account
ValMax_5.7e'1;L  ~Plut:Demetr_38'1-12, :Mor_341'A; Appian:Syr_59-62, 65, :BCiv_1'103; Paus_1.16'2; Lucian:SyrD_17-18, :HistC_35<v>, :Icar_15, :Salt_58; Julian:Mis_347'A-348'B; Malal_204-205; Suda_E'2896, S'202; { CAH_7.1'497=294; OCD_a=293/2; Errington_p59?294.}
8 ITA Papirius informs Carvilius of his intention to fight at Aquilonia.
+Liv_10.39'8-40'5.
9 Papirius defeats the Samnites at Aquilonia, while Carvilius captures Cominium.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.40'6-44'9; ValMax_7.2'5;L  Frontin:Str_2.4'1; +Oros_3.22'3-4;L  Zonar_8'1;(p281)  { CAH_7.2'380.}
10 GRE Demetrius gains control of Thessaly and Boeotia.
~Plut:Demetr_39'1-2; { Green_126.}
11 MAC Demetrius founds the city of Demetrias.
Strab_9'436;(5.15)  { CAH_7.1'292; OCD_d.}
12 ETR The Faliscans join an Etruscan revolt.
+Liv_10.45'1-8.
13 ITA The consuls capture Velia, Palumbinum, Herculaneum, and Saepinum from the Samnites.
+Liv_10.45'9-14.
14 Agathocles attacks the Bruttii and captures Hipponium.
* Read Justin's account
~Diod_21.8'1; Strab_6'256;(1.5)  Just_23.1'1-2'2; Trog:Prol_23; { CAH_7.1'407, 72'665.}
15 ETR Carvilius defeats the Etruscans, and forces the Faliscans to sue for peace.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.46'10-12; Zonar_8'1;(p281)  { CAH_7.2'665.}
16 GRE Thebes is encouraged to revolt by Cleonymus of Sparta, but is recaptured by Demetrius.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Demetr_39'2-5; Polyaen_4.7'11; { CAH_7.1'107; Green_126=292.}
17 ROM The new tribunes resign because of irregularities in their election.
+Liv_10.47'1.
18 >> The censors P.Cornelius and C.Marcius complete the census.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.47'2; FastCap_p50; !Hieron:Chron_1723.
19 >> The Romans summon the god Aesculapius from Epidaurus, to stop a plague.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.47'6-7; Ovid:Met_15'622-643; ValMax_1.8'2;L  Plut:Mor_286'D; [Vict]:VirIll_22'1;L  August:DeCiv_3'17;(↓↓)  +Oros_3.22'5.L 
20 >> The first Egyptian embassy to Rome.
+Hieron:Chron_1724.

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