174 B.C. Olympiad 151.3

Consuls: Sp. Postumius A.f. Albinus Paullulus, Q. Mucius Q.f. Scaevola
Athenian archon: Alexander
Achaean General: Xenarchus

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1 SYR {30 Audnaeus -M = January} Document: THI_102, a decree of Laodiceia about the property rights of the sanctuary of Sarapis and Isis.
1a ROM Plague at Rome.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.21'5-11; Obseq_10.
2 Omens, including three suns appearing in the sky at the same time.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.21'12-13; +Plin:HN_2'99.
3 {5 June = ?March} A Roman embassy returns from Africa, and reports on contacts between the Carthaginians and the Macedonians.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.22'1-3, 42.23'2; { CAH_8'304.}
3a GRE << Document: IG_2³.1315 (Syll_640), an Athenian decree honouring a merchant for gifts of corn and oil.
4 PAL ?? King Areus (?) of Sparta sends a letter to the Jewish high priest Onias offering to renew the friendship between the two states.
* Read Josephus' account
~Joseph:AJ_12'225-228; Hieron:Chron_1809; { The reference to Areus implies that Josephus has named the wrong Onias as the recipient of this letter, and that it dates to the third century B.C.}
5 << Jesus (also known as Jason) replaces Onias as high priest.
* Read 2Maccabees' account
~2Macc_4'7-10; 4Macc_4'15-20; ~Joseph:AJ_12'237; !Hieron:Chron_1845; Sulpit_2'18; Syncell_335; { CAH_8'347-348.}
6 SPA Ap.Claudius defeats the Celtiberi.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.26'1-5; Obseq_10.
7 GRE The Romans mediate in civil wars in Aetolia and Crete.
+Liv_41.25'1-7; { CAH_8'305.}
8 LYC The Rhodians suppress resistance in Lycia.
9 GRE Perseus visits Delphi with his army, and attempts to maintain friendly relations with the countries through which he passes.
* Read Livy's account
Syll_643'7-9; Polyb_22.18'4; +Liv_41.22'4-8, 23'13-14, 42.41'13-42'3; Appian:Mac_11'6;(22)  { CAH_8'304; Green_426.}
10 PEL Perseus attempts to establish friendly relations with the Achaean League, but his offer is rejected by the Achaean assembly.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.23'1-24'20, 42.12'6; { CAH_8'304.}
11 ROM {1 March -R = ?December} Ap.Claudius celebrates an ovation for his victory over the Celtiberi, after the consular elections have been completed.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.28'1-6; #FastTr_p104.
12 ++ General remarks on the character of T.Flamininus, and his achievements in Greece.
* Read Plutarch's account
Plut:Flam_1'1-3, 21'15-24'5; { ~OCD_f.}
13 ?? Cato takes on personal responsibility for the education of his son.
Plut:CatMai_20'5-9; { Cato's son served in the army of the consul Popillius in the following year.}
14 == The censors, Flaccus and Albinus, review the senate and remove nine senators, including Cn.Fulvius, the brother of Flaccus.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_41.27'1-18, 43.15'6, 16'2, 45.17'2; +FastCap_p66; Vell_1.10'6; ValMax_2.7'5; +Plin:HN_7'157; Frontin:Str_4.1'32; { OCD_f.}

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