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arpalus attempts to propagate Greek plants in Mesopotamia and Media.
Alexander commands that all Greek exiles should be allowed to return
Alexander demands that the Greek states should grant him divine honou
ians gain the support of other Greek states as they prepare for war.
The Greek army defeats Antipater, and he retreats to Lamia.
in Thessaly, but he is killed in a battle against the Greek army.
The Macedonians defeat the Greek army near Crannon in Thessaly.
The Thessalians and other Greek states come to terms separately with
lyperchon announces his support for democracies in the Greek states.
and promises freedom to the Greek states; then he starts to besiege
Ptolemy sails to Greece and captures Corinth, but leaves again aft
Demetrius crosses to Greece and captures Chalcis.
Demetrius creates a new Hellenic League, and is appointed its leader.
charge of his garrisons in Greece, and sails to the Chersonese
The policy of Cassander towards the Greek states.
Demetrius Phalereus leaves Greece, and goes to the court of Ptolemaeu
Dicaearchus measures the height of the Greek mountains.
Demetrius tours the Greek states in an attempt to rally support.
chus, the son of Seleucus, settles Greeks from Babylon in Seleuceia.
The policy of Demetrius towards the Greek states.
Seleucus returns to the Greeks the statues etc. which were removed
ion of the Jewish Bible into Greek, and sends gifts to the high pries
The Jewish Bible is translated into Greek (the "Septuagint").
The Greeks start to make up topics to use as rhetorical exercises.
The Greeks attempt to hold back the Gauls at Thermopylae, but are for
The Gauls advance into Greece and reach Delphi.
combined Greek army defeats the Gauls near Delphi in a snowstorm,
The Gauls return home from Greece via Pannonia.
eus obtains the original manuscripts of Greek tragedies from Athens.
Antiochus grants rights of citizenship to the Greeks(?) in Ionia.
eneral comments on the policy of Antigonus towards the Greek states.
Romans, and agrees to stop making raids against the Greek states.
Greek and a Gaul are buried alive at Rome, to allay fears of a Gall
and is appointed commander-in-chief of the league of Greek states.
The Greek world agrees to make the territory of Magnesia inviolable
Syll_558-562, decrees of Greek cities acknowledging that the territo
Delegations from Greek states complain to the Roman senate that Phili
discusses intervention in Greece; the senate sends M.Lepidus to
Roman envoys cross over from Greece to meet Antiochus.
himself unpopular with the Greeks by his ruthless punishment of som
senate and Flamininus is allowed to remain as commander in Greece.
donian War, and the role of the various Greek states during the war.
roclaims the independence of the Greek states at the Isthmian Games.
inscriptions put up by various Greek cities in honour of Flamininus.
Flamininus addresses the Greeks at a congress at Corinth, and announc
The upright conduct of Flamininus in Greece.
eives embassies from various Greek states, including one from Antioch
The Aetolians stir up anti-Roman feelings in Greece.
Roman envoys tour the Greek cities, in an attempt to retain their sup
Aetolian League invites Antiochus to "liberate" the Greek states.
Acilius crosses over to Greece from Brundisium.
is allotted the province of Greece, after Scipio Africanus agrees
Sp.Ligustinus serves under Acilius in Greece.
irth of Menander, the future Greek king of India, in a town called
ensorship, of appropriating some of the spoils of the war in Greece.
ssies from Eumenes and other Greek states complain to the senate abou
L.Scipio Asiaticus adopts a Greek style of dress, as is shown by a
on the character of T.Flamininus, and his achievements in Greece.
Pap_1.1A, a marriage contract of Greek residents in Crocodilopolis.
senate on the situation in Greece and Macedonia, and supports the
Antiochus settles Greek citizens in Babylon.
BabylChron_13, containing a reference to Greek citizens at Babylon.
Roman envoys tour the Greek states, seeking support for a war against
Perseus seeks allies amongst the Greek states.
Philippus reports back to the senate on his mission to Greece.
Crassus sets out for Brundisium, to cross to Greece.
Jason attempts to Hellenize the Jews.
ocities committed by Crassus and Lucretius against the Greek states.
cis complaining about C.Lucretius, and from many other Greek states.
The Roman envoys Popillius and Octavius visit allied Greek cities.
Philippus crosses to Greece and takes command of the army in Thessaly
The Rhodians and other Greek states fail to give full support to the
Paullus tours the Greek cities.
forcing the Jews to adopt Hellenic customs and make pagan sacrific
Ti.Gracchus delivers a speech in Greek at Rhodes.
_14, referring to a battle involving the Greek citizens of Babylon.
Terentius leaves for Greece.
Greek reactions to Andriscus' revolt and the Punic War.
Cato learns the Greek language in his old age.
Cato criticises A.Postumius for writing a history in Greek.
Mummius arrives in Greece and takes over the command from Metellus.
the incompetence of the Achaean leaders led to disaster for Greece.
Mummius goes on a tour of Greek cities.
of Mummius, who brings many paintings and statues back from Greece.
Acilius composes a history of Rome in Greek.
Sirach ("Ecclesiasticus") is translated into Greek by his grandson.
The Scythians defeat and subjugate the Greeks in Bactria.
Micipsa enlarges the city of Cirta, and places Greek settlers there.
us, and the help which he gave to the Romans and his Greek homeland.
L.Lucullus receives a thorough education in Greek and Latin.
ing to his generals, and sends Archelaus over to the Greek mainland.
Laconia, Boeotia, and other Greek states side with Mithridates again
Sulla arrives in Greece and forces the Boeotians to abandon their sup
idates sends another army to Greece under the command of Dorylaus,
Sulla returns to Greece from Asia.
Sulla crosses over from Greece and arrives at Brundisium.
Varro learns the Greek language.
Cicero goes away to Greece, ostensibly to improve his health.
us, Nasennius, and Flaccus serve under Metellus in Crete and Greece.
M.Antonius leaves Rome to study rhetoric in Greece.
The consuls leave Brundisium, and sail over to Greece.
Pompeius leaves Brundisium, and sails over to Greece.
Caesar settles affairs in Greece and Asia Minor, while following Pomp
general of Caesar, captures Megara and subdues the rest of Greece.
Cicero decides to travel to Greece.
Sherk1_84, Greek inscriptions in honour of M.Brutus.
from Egypt to Asia Minor, and then to Greece, where he meets Fulvia.
Tiberius Nero goes from Sicily to Greece, and joins Antonius.
Antonius leaves Italy and returns to Greece.
soldiers who have been brought over to Greece from Italy by Octavia.
The death of the Greek scholar Alexander Polyhistor.
Four Greek rhetoricians (Nicetes, Hybraeas, Theodorus and Plution)
Antonius goes to Greece, where he stays for the rest of the year.
Octavianus sails back to Greece.
PAUSANIAS, Description of Greece - Periegesis
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