310 B.C. Olympiad 117.3

Consuls Q. Fabius M.f. Maximus Rullianus (II), C. Marcius C.f. Rutilus
Athenian archon: Hieromnemon

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1 SIC Hamilcar defeats Agathocles in a second battle, at the Olympium near Syracuse.
* Read Polyaenus' account
Polyaen_6.41'1, '2; ~Just_22.3'10.
2 ROM P.Sempronius fails to stop Ap.Claudius remaining in office as censor.
3 ETR Roman victory over the Etruscans near Sutrium.
* Read Livy's account
+Diod_20.35'1; +Liv_9.33'1-2, 35'1-8; Frontin:Str_2.5'2; { CAH_7.2'663.}
4 Fabius crosses the Ciminian forest.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.35'3-4; +Liv_9.36'1-14, 10.24'5; Frontin:Str_1.2'2; { CAH_7.2'373; Green_687.}
5 MES << Antigonus is shown a specimen of an incense-tree.
Plin:HN_12'56;L  { Probably associated with Demetrius' campaigns in Arabia and Babylonia, before Seleucus' successes in the east.}
6 << Demetrius leads a raid against Babylonia, during which he briefly gains control of one of the citadels of Babylon.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.100'3-7; Plut:Demetr_7'2-4; { Errington_p33=311.}
7 GRE ?? Sayings of Dorion the piper, addressed to Nicocreon of Cyprus and others.
Athen_8.337'd-338'b; { Nicocles of Paphos and Nicocreon of Salamis may be two separate kings, but they are so confused by the ancient sources, that it is impossible to disentangle them.}
8 ?? Sayings of Stratonicus the citharist, addressed to Areius, Axiothea, Berisades, Cleon, Diodorus, Mynnacus, Phaon, Philotas, Propis, Ptolemy, Satyrus, Telephanes, Zethus and others.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Cic:ND_3'50; Athen_4.163'e-f<q" Timae_16>, 8.347'f-352'c.
9 CYP ?? Stratonicus is put to death by Nicocles because of an insulting remark.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_8.349'f, 352'd.
10 ?? The philosopher Menedemus narrowly escapes punishment for his blunt remarks to Nicocreon.
10a ++ Nicocreon possesses a deer with four horns.
11 Ptolemy forces Nicocles, the king of Paphos, to commit suicide.
* Read Diodorus' account
+MarmPar_B'17; +Diod_20.21'1-3; Polyaen_8.48'1; { Hölbl_p19; Errington_p43.}
11a << The beginning of the era of the city of Citium.
12 SIC {14 August} Agathocles sails out of Syracuse after arranging for the defence of the city.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.3'1-5'4; Plut:Pyrrh_14'10; Polyaen_5.3'5; Just_22.4'1-5'2; Oros_4.6'24; { CAH_7.1'394; Green_222.}
13 {15 August} An eclipse of the sun alarms Agathocles' men.
* Read Justin's account
!MarmPar_B'16; +Diod_20.5'5; Frontin:Str_1.12'9; Just_22.6'1-3.
14 AFR {20 August} Agathocles lands at Latomiae in Africa.
* Read Diodorus' account
+MarmPar_B'18; +Diod_20.6'1-3, 69'5; Liv_28.43'21; ValMax_7.4e'1.
15 Agathocles burns his boats.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_17.23'2-3, 20.7'1-8'1; Polyaen_5.3'5; Just_22.5'2-6'4; Oros_4.6'24-25.
16 ITA Marcius captures Allifae.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.35'2; +Liv_9.38'1.
17 MAC Cassander helps Audoleon, king of the Paeonians, after an invasion by the Autariatae.
* Read Justin's account
Diod_3.30'3<q" Agatharch_60>; +Diod_20.19'1; Just_15.2'1-2; Oros_3.23'36-37.
18 PEL Ptolemaeus, a general in the Peloponnese, defects from Antigonus.
19 CIL Demetrius defeats the generals of Ptolemy in Cilicia.
+Diod_20.19'3-5; { Hölbl_p19; Errington_p40.}
20 ETR Fabius defeats the Etruscans in a second battle (? near Perusia).
* Read Livy's account
+Diod_20.35'4; Liv_9.37'1-11, 40'18-19.
21 AFR Agathocles captures Megalopolis and Tunis.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.8'2-7; Just_22.6'5; Oros_4.6'25.
22 ETR The Etruscan cities of Perusia, Corsona, and Arretium agree to a thirty years' truce with Rome.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.35'5; +Liv_9.37'12; { CAH_7.2'373.}
23 ITA A drawn battle between Marcius' army and the Samnites.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.26'3-4; +Liv_9.38'4-8.
24 AFR Agathocles defeats a Carthaginian army under Hanno and Bomilcar.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.10'5-13'4; Just_22.6'5-7; Oros_4.6'25-26.
25 SIC Hamilcar makes an unsuccessful attack on Syracuse.
+Diod_20.15'1-16'9; { ~CAH_7.1'401.}
26 AFR The Carthaginians recall their army from Sicily, but Agathocles captures Hadrumetum and other towns.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.17'1-6; Just_22.6'8-12; Oros_4.6'26-27.
27 PEL Polyperchon sets up Heracles as a pretender to the Macedonian throne.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.20'1-4; Just_15.2'3; { Green_28.}
28 BOS Satyrus is killed while attacking Aripharnes, king of the Siraces, and is succeeded by Eumelus.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_20.23'1-24'5, 26'1, 100'7.
29 AFR Agathocles makes a surprise attack on the Carthaginian army near Tunis.
+Diod_20.18'1-3; { ~CAH_7.1'396.}
30 MAC << Cassander murders Alexander IV and his mother Roxane.
* Read Justin's account
+MarmPar_B'18; ~FGrH_155.1'6, 2'3; +Diod_19.105'1-4; Paus_9.7'2; Just_15.2'5, '13-14, 16.1'15; Trog:Prol_15; PsCallisth_3'17;(↓↓)  [Euseb]:Chron_231; Suda_I'567; { CAH_7.1'495; Errington_p34; Hölbl_p19=310/09.}
30a GRE ?? Document: Syll_321, an Athenian decree, concerning two Carthaginian envoys.
31 ?? Aristoxenus, the musical theorist, is a parasite of Neleus.
Lucian:Par_35; { ~OCD_a.}
32 ?? Anecdotes about Eucrates "the Lark", including sayings addressed to Chaerephon, Gnome, Phyromachus, Polyctor, Ptolemy, and others.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_6.241'a-242'b, 245'd-246'a; { The stories about Eucrates belong to the period shortly after the death of Alexander..}
33 ++ General comments about the courtesan Nanniŏn, nick-named "Goat" and "Proscenium".
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_13.587'a-b<q" Antiphanes>; Apollod:Fr_211.
34 AEG ?? Theopompus is afflicted by a temporary madness, after attempting to write down part of the Hebrew scriptures.
Aristeas_314-315; Joseph:AJ_12'112.
35 ++ Theopompus the historian is involved in politics at Chios.
Strab_14'645;(1.35)  { ~OCD.}
36 ASI ?? Document: Austin_40,B  a treaty between Eupolemus and the city of Theangela.

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