244 B.C. Olympiad 134.1

Consuls: A. Manlius T.f. Torquatus Atticus, C. Sempronius Ti.f. Blaesus (II)
Athenian archon: (?) Lysiades
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Alcides of Laconia

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1 SYR << The daughters of Antiochus II are given in marriage to Ariarathes and Mithridates.
* Read Justin's account
Just_38.5'3; [Euseb]:Chron_251; { CAH_7.1'246.}
2 ASI << Smyrna faces attack from the forces of Ptolemy, but remains loyal to Seleucus II.
OGIS_229'1-18<t= BD_29>; { Errington_p130.}
2a MES {8 Nisanu -B = April} Document: Cuneif_Q.004181, a record of building work by Anu-uballiṭ Nicarchus at Uruk.
3 CRE ?? Document: Syll_463, a decree of Itanus in honour of Ptolemy III.
3a EGY ?? Document: BD_125, a letter from Demophon to Ptolemy.
4 SIC ?? The earliest campaigns of Hamilcar in Sicily.
* Read Diodorus' account
~Diod_24.6'1-7'2; DioCass_fr.43'25.
5 Hamilcar captures the town of Eryx.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_1.58'1-59'2; ~Diod_24.8'1-9'1; { CAH_7.2'564; OCD_h.}
6 EGY << Document: BD_105 (PCairZen_83), a petition of Antipater against Nicon.
7 ITA >> The Romans found a colony at Brundisium.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_19; +Vell_1.14'8; Schol:Bob_139;L  { CAH_7.2'564; OCD_b..}

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