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99 B.C. Olympiad 170.2


Consuls: M. Antonius M.f., A. Postumius Albinus
Athenian archon: Procles

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1 ROM The tribune P.Furius blocks the return from exile of Metellus Numidicus, despite the pleas of Metellus' son Pius.
* Read Appian's account
Cic:RedSen_37, :RedPop_6, 11, :DeOr_2'167;L  ValMax_5.2'7;L  Appian:BCiv_1'33; DioCass_fr.95'1-3; [Vict]:VirIll_63'1;L  Oros_5.17'11;L  (?) Schol:Bob_176;L  { CAH_9'101.}
2 LUS The Romans suppress a rebellion by the Lusitani.
+Obseq_46.
3 ROM The ovatio of M'.Aquillius, for his victory over the slaves in Sicily.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Cic:DeOr_2'195;L  Athen_5.213'b; { OCD_a.}
4 L.Sulla fails to be elected praetor.
* Read Plutarch's account
ValMax_7.5'5;L  ~Plut:Sull_5'1-3; { OCD_s.}
5 The agrarian law of Sex.Titius is withdrawn because of adverse omens.
+Cic:DeOr_2'48,L  :Leg_2'14,L  '31;L  ValMax_8.1d'3;L  +Obseq_46; { CAH_9'101-102; MRR_2'2.}
6 The aedile C.Claudius Pulcher holds magnificent games, including an elephant fight.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Verr_2.4'6-7, '133, :HarResp_26, :Off_2'57; ValMax_2.4'6;L  +Plin:HN_8'19,L  35'23;L  GranLic_32.
7 Omens, including the movement of the spears of Mars in the Regia.
* Read Gellius' account
+Gell_4.6'1-2; +Obseq_46.
8 == The tribune Decianus brings an accusation against L.Flaccus, a curule aedile.
Cic:Flac_77; { OCD_d; MRR_2'4=98.}
9 << Marius dedicates a temple to Honour and Virtue.
CIL_6.41024; Vitr_7.pr'17; { ~OCD_h.}
10 ITA == Document: CIL_1.680, the dedication of a wall at Mons Tifata.
11 AEG == Document: Burstein_46,B  a catalogue of the dedications in the temple of Athene at Lindus.

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