306 B.C. Olympiad 118.3

Consuls: Q. Marcius Q.f. Tremulus, P. Cornelius A.f. Arvina
Athenian archon: Coroebus

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1 GRE {? 6th prytany = Jan.} The Athenians pass a decree in honour of Lycurgus, and set up a statue of him.
* Read Plutarch's account
Syll_326; +Plut:Mor_843'C, #851'F-852'E.
1a {? Gamelion -G} Document: IG_2.3073, the monument of the Athenian agonothete Xenocles.
2 SIC Agathocles sacks the city of Segesta.
3 Agathocles punishes the families of soldiers from Syracuse who took part in the attack on his sons.
4 ITA << The Samnites capture Sora and Calatia.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.80'1; +Liv_9.43'1; { CAH_7.2'375.}
5 CYP << Demetrius defeats Menelaus and begins to besiege Salamis.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.46'6-48'8, 82'1; Plut:Demetr_15'1-2; Trog:Prol_15; { CAH_7.1'124; Errington_p43=307.}
5a << The beginning of the era of the city of Lapethus.
6 EPI << Pyrrhus is installed as king of Epirus.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Pyrrh_3'5; Paus_1.11'5; ~Just_17.3'21; { CAH_7.2'459; OCD_p.}
7 << Demetrius of Phalerum meets the Cynic philosopher Crates at Thebes.
* Read Athenaeus' account
~Plut:Mor_69'C-D; Athen_10.422'c-d; { Soon after Demetrius' eviction from Athens.}
8 ASI ++ Epicurus is associated with the leading men of Lampsacus during his stay in the city.
9 GRE << Epicurus returns to Athens.
* Read Diogenes' account
+DiogLaert_10'2, '15; Suda_E'2404; { CAH_7.1'496; OCD_e.}
9a ASI ?? Document: THI_90, a decree of Colophon authorising the extension of the city walls.
10 ETR The Hernici and Anagnini surrender to Marcius.
* Read Livy's account
+Diod_20.80'4; +Liv_9.43'2-7, 45'5-6; Plin:HN_34'23; { CAH_7.2'375.}
11 SYR << The foundation of the city of Antigoneia, Antigonus' capital in Syria.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.47'5-6; Strab_16'750;(2.4)  Liban:Or_11'85,B  '92;B  Malal_198, 199, 201; { Green_162; Errington_p71.}
12 CYP Demetrius heavily defeats Ptolemy in a naval battle off Salamis.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.49'1-52'6; Plut:Demetr_15'3-17'1; Appian:Syr_54; Paus_1.6'6; Polyaen_4.7'7; Just_15.2'6; +Hieron:Chron_1712; Oros_3.23'39; { Hölbl_p20; Errington_p43.}
13 Demetrius takes control of Cyprus, but allows Menelaus to escape to Egypt.
* Read Justin's account
+MarmPar_B'21; +Diod_20.53'1; Sen:Ben_3.37'3; Plut:Ant_89'5; Just_15.2'7-9; { CAH_7.1'56.}
14 EXT << Seleucus conquers Bactria.
* Read Justin's account
Just_15.4'11; Oros_3.23'44; { Shortly before Seleucus reached India.}
15 SIC The breakdown of negotiations between Deinocrates and Agathocles.
16 ITA Marcius defeats the Samnites.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.80'1-4; +Liv_9.43'8-21; { CAH_7.2'663.}
17 ROM {29 June -R} The triumph of Marcius, over the Hernici; an equestrian statue is erected in his honour.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_9.43'22; #FastTr_p96; Plin:HN_34'23.
18 SIC Agathocles agrees to peace terms with the Carthaginians.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.79'5; ValMax_7.4e'1; Just_22.8'15; Trog:Prol_22; { CAH_7.1'404; Green_222.}
19 SYR Antigonus and his son Demetrius adopt the title of King.
* Read Plutarch's account
~FGrH_155.1'7, 523'I; Diod_20.53'2; ~Plut:Demetr_17'2-18'1; Appian:Syr_54; ~Just_15.2'10; Oros_3.23'40; { CAH_7.1'57; Errington_p43.}
20 The funeral of Philippus, son of Antigonus.
* Read MarmorParium's account
+MarmPar_B'21; +Diod_20.73'1.
21 EGY Antigonus invades Egypt, and advances as far as the Nile.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.73'1-74'5; Plut:Demetr_19'1-3.
22 ETR The Romans grant rights of civitas sine suffragio to the Hernici.
* Read Livy's account
Cic:Off_1'35; +Liv_9.43'23-24; { CAH_7.2'375.}
23 EGY Antigonus retreats out of Egypt after his troops start to desert.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.76'1-7; Plut:Demetr_19'3; Paus_1.6'6; { CAH_7.1'56; Errington_p44.}
23a << Document: AET_1.3, a scroll of Egyptian religious texts.
24 GRE After thirty years, a refugee finds the money which he had hidden when Thebes was destroyed by Alexander.
25 AEG == The start of (?) co-operation between Rhodes and Rome.
~Polyb_30.5'6; { CAH_7.2'457; Green_688.}
26 ROM == The censor C.Junius Bubulcus and M.Valerius Maximus review the senate, build a temple of Salus, and construct the Via Valeria.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_9.43'25; FastCap_p48; ValMax_2.9'2; { CAH_7.2'375.}
27 == Ap.Claudius goes blind, and retires from public life.
* Read Livy's account
~Diod_20.36'6; Liv_9.29'11; DionHal_16.3'2; [Liv]:Per_13; ValMax_1.1'17; Justin:Dig_3.1.1'5<q" Ulpian>; [Vict]:VirIll_34'2;L  { Soon after his censorship, according to Diodorus, though Livius says it was some years after the censorship - presumably after his consulship, as well.}
28 == The Romans renew their treaty with the Carthaginians.
+Liv_9.43'26; { CAH_7.2'457; Green_688.}

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