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295 B.C. Olympiad 121.2


Consuls: Q. Fabius M.f. Maximus Rullianus (V), P. Decius P.f. Mus (IV)
Athenian archon: Nicostratus

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1 ROM Fabius is assigned Etruria as his province, and enrols volunteers to join the army there.
+Liv_10.24'1-25'10.
2 Fabius reports to the senate on the situation in Etruria, and Decius is sent to join him there.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.25'11-26'7; [Vict]:VirIll_25'13;L  +Zonar_8'1.(p277) 
3 ETR A Roman legion is attacked and destroyed by the Gauls near Clusium.
* Read Livy's account
Polyb_2.19'5; +Liv_10.26'7-15.
4 GRE ?? Dicaearchus measures the height of the Greek mountains.
Plin:HN_2'162.L 
5 ++ General comments on the diverse and erudite writings of the philosopher Dicaearchus.
Suda_D'1062; { ~OCD_d; ~Green_610.}
6 EGY ?? Diodorus Cronus commits suicide after failing to solve a logic puzzle set by Stilpon.
* Read Diogenes' account
Plin:HN_7'180;L  DiogLaert_2'111-112.
7 GRE ?? Stilpon is expelled from Athens after making a blasphemous remark about the goddess Athene.
DiogLaert_2'116.
8 PEL ?? Dreams of Stilpon about Poseidon and the Mother of the Gods.
* Read Athenaeus' account
@  Plut:Mor_83'C; Athen_10.422'd.
9 ?? Sayings of Alexinus, Crates, Glycera, and Theodorus about Stilpon.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Plut:Mor_536'A-B; Athen_13.584'a; DiogLaert_2'100,(Ap.14)  '116, '118.
10 ?? Sayings of Stilpon, addressed to Bion, Crates, Metrocles, and others.
* Read Diogenes' account
Plut:Mor_468'A; DiogLaert_2'114, '117-118, '119.
11 ++ General comments on the character of Stilpon and his pupils.
* Read Diogenes' account
@  Plut:Mor_1119'C; DiogLaert_2'113-114, 9'109.
12 ++ Menedemus studies philosophy as a pupil of Stilpon.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_4.168'a-b; DiogLaert_2'125-126, '134.
13 ?? Death of Stilpon the philosopher.
DiogLaert_2'120; { ~OCD_s.}
14 << The floruit of the sculptors Eutychides, Euthycrates, (?) Daippus, Cephisodotus, Timarchus, and Pyromachus.
+Plin:HN_34'51.L 
14a GRE << Epicurus writes the 28th Book of his work "About Nature".
Epicur:Fr_90.
14b ASI Demetrius is appointed "stephanephoros" of Miletus.
Syll_322'B.
14c << Document: Syll_282, a decree of Priene in honour of a religious official from Ephesus.
15 ETR The consuls send forces to mount a diversionary attack on Clusium, while they advance against the Gauls and Samnites.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.27'1-7; Frontin:Str_1.8'3; Flor_1.12'1-4; +Oros_3.21'1-3;L  +Zonar_8'1.(p277) 
16 The Romans defeat the Gauls and Samnites at Sentinum; death of the consul Decius.
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Polyb_2.19'6-7; Accius:Praet_1-16; Cic:ND_3'15, :Sen_43; Diod_21.6'1; +Liv_10.27'8-29'20; ValMax_5.6'6;L  Frontin:Str_2.1'8, 4.5'15; Juvenal_8'254-258;L  Plut:Mor_499'C; Flor_1.12'5-7; [Vict]:VirIll_27'3-5;L  August:DeCiv_5'18;(↓↓)  +Oros_3.21'4-6;L  +Zonar_8'1;(p279)  { CAH_7.2'379; OCD_sen.}
17 The propraetor Cn.Fulvius defeats the armies of Clusium and Perusia.
+Liv_10.30'1-3.
18 GRE << Demetrius attacks Athens, but loses part of his fleet in a storm.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Demetr_33'1-3; Polyaen_4.7'5; { CAH_7.1'105; Green_124?297/6.}
19 EPI Pyrrhus marries Lanassa the daughter of Agathocles, and is given Corcyra as her dowry.
* Read Diodorus' account
~Diod_21.4'1; Plut:Pyrrh_9'2; Paus_1.11'6, 12'1; { CAH_7.1'107, 72'261.}
20 ROM {19 Aug. -R} The dedication of a temple to Venus.
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CIL_add.7'Aug19; +Liv_10.31'9; { CAH_7.2'408.}
21 ETR The Romans suppress further resistance in Etruria and Samnium.
+Liv_10.31'1-7.
22 ITA Agathocles captures Croton, and slaughters its male inhabitants.
~Diod_21.4'1; { CAH_7.1'407, CAH_7.2'665.}
23 ROM {4 Sept. -R} The triumph of Fabius, over the Samnites, Etruscans, and Gauls.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.30'8-10; #FastTr_p97; Oros_3.21'7-8.L 
24 PEL Demetrius is wounded while besieging Messene.
~Plut:Demetr_33'3-4.
25 GRE Ptolemy sends 150 ships in an attempt to break Demetrius' blockade of Athens.
~Plut:Demetr_33'5-7; { ~CAH_7.1'105.}
26 EPI Pyrrhus kills Neoptolemus, and becomes sole king of Epirus.
* Read Plutarch's account
+Vell_1.14'6; ~Plut:Pyrrh_5'4-14.
27 ITA >> Roman colonies are founded at Minturnae and Sinuessa.
* Read Livy's account
Liv_10.21'7-10; +Vell_1.14'6; { CAH_7.2'391; OCD_m; the colonies had been planned during the previous year.}
28 ROM >> Omens, including deaths by plague and lightning strikes.
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+Liv_10.31'8; August:DeCiv_3'17.(↓↓) 

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