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- a region on the northern coast of the Peloponnese, Greece.
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ates" Cyllene and Patrae and sacks Aegium during a raid into Achaea.
The founding of the Achaean League.
Aegium, Bura, and Caryneia join the Achaean league.
Achaean General: Margus
Margus is elected the first sole general of the Achaean League.
Aratus persuades the Sicyonians to join the Achaean League.
mbined army of Arcadians and Achaeans defeats the Spartans at Mantine
alliance between Alexander and the Achaean League.
Aratus is elected general of the Achaean League for the first time.
persuades Megara, Troezen, and Epidaurus to join the Achaean League.
Ptolemy III is proclaimed to be leader of the Achaean League.
Peace between the Aetolians and Achaeans.
The Achaeans fine Aratus for his attack on Aristippus.
The Aetolian and Achaean leagues form an alliance against Macedonia.
The Achaeans capture Heraea in Arcadia.
Lydiades brings Megalopolis into the Achaean League.
ydiades is elected general of the Achaean League for the first time.
decree about the admission of Orchomenus into the Achaean League.
diades is elected general of the Achaean League for the second time.
yrians capture Corcyra, after defeating an Achaean fleet near Paxos.
The Aeginetans and Arcadians join the Achaean League.
Aristomachus of Argos joins the Achaean League.
The Achaean League declares war on Sparta.
Aristomachus is elected general of the Achaean League.
Cleomenes confronts the Achaean army at Pallantium, but Aratus preven
Cleomenes defeats the Achaeans at Ladoceia, where Lydiades is killed.
The Achaeans blame Aratus for the death of Lydiades, and deny him acc
The council of the Achaean League decides against an alliance with
leomenes heavily defeats the Achaeans at the battle of Hecatombaeum.
The Achaeans negotiate with Cleomenes, and offer him the leadership
with Cleomenes, and offer him the leadership of the Achaean League.
breakdown of the negotiations between the Achaeans and Cleomenes.
Timoxenus is elected general of the Achaean League.
Argos deserts the Achaeans and join Cleomenes, along with Caphyae,
The Achaeans, led by Aratus, appeal to Antigonus for help against Cle
The Achaeans come to an agreement with Antigonus, after promising to
The Achaeans encourage Argos to revolt against Cleomenes, which force
Aristomachus of Argos is captured by the Achaeans and put to death.
attends the Council of the Achaean League at Aegium, and is appoint
Antigonus attends an Achaean assembly at Aegium.
The Achaeans refound Mantineia as "Antigoneia".
eral remarks about the war between Cleomenes and the Achaean League.
honours given to Antigonus in the Peloponnese annoy the Achaeans.
imoxenus, the general of the Achaean League, captures Clarium, a fort
The Achaean assembly declares war on the Aetolians.
Aratus becomes general of the Achaean League.
The Aetolians defeat Aratus and the Achaeans at Caphyae.
The Achaean assembly sends out ambassadors to seek aid from their all
The Spartans declare war on the Achaean League.
Aratus, the son of Aratus, becomes General of the Achaean League.
Philippus protects the Achaeans from maltreatment by Apelles.
the election of Eperatus of Pharae as general of the Achaean League.
pus and Aratus are reconciled at the assembly of the Achaean League.
neral Eperatus allows Pyrrhias to lead an Aetolian raid into Achaea.
The incompetence of the Achaean general Eperatus allows Pyrrhias
Aratus becomes general of the Achaean League.
Timoxenus is elected to be general of the Achaean League.
uccessful in building up the Achaean League but failed as a general.
Philopoemon reorganizes the Achaean cavalry.
is elected general of the Achaean League for the first time, and
rmus in Aetolia, and then attends the council of the Achaean League.
The Achaeans defeat and kill Machanidas of Sparta at Mantineia.
Syll_600, a monument erected at Mantineia by Achaean soldiers.
Cycliadas succeeds Philopoemon as general of the Achaean League.
The assembly of the Achaean League decides to abandon its alliance
The Achaeans defeats Philippus's general Androsthenes near Corinth.
Achaean embassy accuses Nabis of violating the peace terms.
Megara defects from the Boeotians and joins the Achaean League.
The Achaean League refuses to support Antiochus.
iophanes, the general of the Achaean League, to abandon the siege of
Aristaenus urges the Achaean League to follow the Romans' advice and
ries to stop war breaking out between the Achaean League and Sparta.
pidus writes a letter criticizing the Achaeans' treatment of Sparta.
Renewal of the treaty between the Achaean League and Egypt.
The Achaean assembly discusses relations with Eumenes and Ptolemy.
Q.Metellus meets the magistrates of the Achaean League at Argos.
Philippus and Eumenes, the Achaeans and Sparta, and exiles from Aen
Ap.Claudius forces the Achaean assembly to accept a settlement with
dispute between Philopoemon and the Achaean general Archon.
The magistrates of the Achaean League refuse to hold an assembly for
Pharnaces, and Philippus, and from Rhodes, Sparta and the Achaeans.
The Achaean League declares war on Messene.
Messene surrenders to the Achaeans.
Sparta rejoins the Achaean League.
ippus, and from the Spartans and Achaeans, appear before the senate.
The assembly of the Achaean League reacts cautiously to the decisions
Achaean General: Callicrates
lemaeus V gives a squadron of ships as a gift to the Achaean League.
character and policies of Aristaenus of Dyme, an Achaean statesman.
receives embassies from the Achaeans, led by Callicrates, and from
Callicrates is elected strategus of the Achaean League.
The assembly of the Achaean League decides to send an embassy to Rome
Achaean General: Xenarchus
Achaean League, but his offer is rejected by the Achaean assembly.
ssaly, and M.Marcellus addresses the assembly of the Achaean League.
Achaean General: Archon (III?)
Achaean General: Archon (IV?)
The Achaean league restores the honours given to Eumenes.
The assembly of the Achaean League votes to send an army to fight aga
Miletus, Clazomenae, and the Achaeans, in order to justify his invasi
embassy from Egypt asks the Achaean assembly for support against Ant
Over a thousand of the leading Achaeans are deported to Rome.
The Achaean detainees are distributed amongst the Etruscan cities;
Popular resentment in Achaea against the policies of Callicrates.
rom Prusias, Rhodes, and the Achaeans appear before the Roman senate;
Lacedaemonians and Argives, and between the Achaeans and Aetolians.
embassy from Achaea fails to win the release of the exiles.
The senate votes against releasing the Achaean exiles.
The Achaeans send another embassy, led by Telecles and Anaxidamus,
The senate decides not to release the Achaean detainees.
unsuccessful appeal to the Achaean assembly for help against the
Achaean General: Menalcidas
Achaean General: Diaeus
The Achaean general Menalcidas receives a bribe from the people of
senate votes to allow the Achaean exiles to return home, after a
Achaean General: Damocritus
isputed territory, but they are told to accept Achaean jurisdiction.
The Achaean League seeks to impose its authority in Sparta by threate
Callicrates is sent by the Achaean League to oppose the Spartan envoy
Achaean General: Diaeus (II?)
The Achaeans send Diaeus as envoy to Rome.
The Spartans secede from the Achaean League.
Achaean army, led by Damocritus, attacks Sparta.
The Achaeans fine Damocritus for his failure in the war against Spart
Achaean General: Critolaus
the Spartan leader, is defeated by the Achaeans and commits suicide.
by L.Orestes, address the Achaeans at Corinth, and are allegedly
Aurelius Orestes reports back on his embassy to Achaea.
Sex.Caesar leads another Roman embassy to Achaea.
Cancellation of debts in the Achaean League.
urges the assembly of the Achaean League towards war with Sparta
The Romans declare war on the Achaean League.
The Achaeans besiege Heracleia.
Metellus defeats the Achaeans at Scarpheia; Critolaus is killed.
Diaeus frees slaves and raises another Achaean army.
The Achaeans reject Metellus' terms for peace.
Mummius defeats the Achaeans at the Isthmus.
General comments on the Achaean War, in which the incompetence of the
ausing "Corinthian bronze" to be formed: the end of the Achaean War.
Polybius goes as Achaean envoy to Rome.
The restoration of the Achaean and other leagues.
The Achaean League sends troops to join Domitius' army in Gaul.
Achaea, Laconia, Boeotia, and other Greek states side with Mithridate
inscription in honour of P.Rutilius Nudus, from Aigium in Achaea.
pirates at Pompeiopolis (Soli), Mallus, Adana, and Dyme in Achaea.
- the Roman province of Greece
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The Romans send out ten envoys to organise Achaea into province.
The Roman commissioners leave Achaea.
C.Antonius uses cavalry troops to plunder the province of Achaea.
extortion in the province of Achaea, but escapes punishment by appeal
Dasianus) to collect evidence against a former governor of Achaea.
; and he said he would go to Achaea. & "What of you, Bru
sed by Asia, yes, and by Achaea too, with you yourself,
auspices and his command Achaia was taken, and Corinth
mastered; it passed to Achaea; Macedonians were subjugat
in our protection, we came to Achaea. The Athenians sough
es: Macedonia, Thessaly, Achaea, two Epiruses, Praevalis,
the Adriatic. Brutus went to Achaea, Cassius to Syria.
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