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106 B.C. Olympiad 168.3


Consuls: C. Atilius Serranus, Q. Servilius Cn.f. Caepio
Athenian archon: Agathocles

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1 ETR {3 January -R} The birth of M.Tullius Cicero.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Leg_2'3,L  :Brut_161, 239-240, #:Att_13.42'3; [Liv]:Per_120; Seneca:Suas_6'22-23,L  7'9;L  #Plut:Cic_2'1, 48'4; GranLic_14<x>; #Gell_15.28'3; Hieron:Chron_1912, 1975; { OCD_c.}
2 ROM Caepio passes a law to share the membership of juries between senators and equites.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Clu_140, :DeOr_1'225,L  2'199,L  ~:Brut_161, 164; +Obseq_41; +Cassiod:Chr_648; { CAH_9'93; OCD_c.}
3 EGY {21 Pharmuthi -E = May} Document: BD_140, recording the sale of priestly rights belonging to Picus.
4 EGY << Metellus is accused of extortion, but is acquitted.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Att_1.16'4, :Balb_11; ValMax_2.10'1.L 
5 NUM << Marius captures a fort near the river Muluccha.
~Sall:Jug_92'1-94'7; Mela_1'29; Frontin:Str_3.9'3; Flor_1.36'14.
6 AEG << The colossus at Rhodes is toppled by an earthquake.
+Hieron:Chron_1910.
7 SYR << A plot against Ptolemy Lathyrus is uncovered at Seleuceia.
~Diod_34.39a'1; { ~Hölbl_p208.}
8 ROM The triumph of Metellus Numidicus.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastTr_p107; CIL_6.40942; Vell_2.11'2; [Vict]:VirIll_62'1;L  Schol:Bob_176;L  { CAH_9'785; OCD_m.}
9 {1 August -R} The triumph of Minucius, over the Scordisci and Thracians.
#FastTr_p107; { CAH_9'785; OCD_m.}
9a EGY {14 Mesore -E = August} Document: SelPap_1.67, recording a loan of money to Eunous and Patseous.
10 NUM << The quaestor L.Sulla arrives at Marius' camp with reinforcements from Italy.
~Sall:Jug_95'1-96'4; ValMax_6.9'6,L  9.2'1;L  { OCD_s; MRR_1'551.}
11 NAR Caepio recaptures Tolosa and removes its sacred treasures.
* Read Strabo's account
Strab_4'188;(1.13)  +Gell_3.9'7; DioCass_fr.90'1; Just_32.3'10-11; ~Oros_5.15'25;L  { CAH_9'785.}
12 NUM Marius defeats the joint forces of Jugurtha and Bocchus.
~Sall:Jug_97'1-99'3; Diod_36.1'1; ~[Liv]:Per_66; Frontin:Str_2.1'3; Flor_1.36'15; Eutrop_4.27'2; Oros_5.15'9-17.L 
13 ROM {29 September -R} The birth of Cn.Pompeius Magnus.
* Read Velleius' account
Cic:Brut_239; Vell_2.53'3-4; ValMax_5.2'9;L  #Plin:HN_37'13;L  Plut:Pomp_79'5, :Mor_717'C;(Q8.1)  Appian:BCiv_1'121; GranLic_13<x>; Hieron:Chron_1912; { OCD_p.}
14 NUM Marius defeats Jugurtha and Bocchus in a second battle near Cirta, while on his way to winter quarters.
+Sall:Jug_100'1-102'1; Frontin:Str_2.4'10; Oros_5.15'18.L 
15 Marius sends Sulla and A.Manlius on a mission to Bocchus.
~Sall:Jug_102'1-15; Appian:Num_4'
16 ROM Cn.Mallius is elected consul, in preference to Q.Catulus.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Mur_36, :Planc_12.
17 ITA Document: CIL_1.677 & 1.678, recording the dedication of walls at Capua, to Ceres and to Castor and Pollux.
18 ETR ++ The youth and family background of Q.Sertorius.
Plut:Sert_2'1-2.
19 GRE ?? Document: CIL_1.693, a dedication by Q.Minucius Rufus to Apollo at Delphi.
20 AS1 ?? The birth of Apollodorus of Pergamum, a rhetorician who became one of the teachers of Octavianus.
~Lucian:Macr_23; { Apollodorus, who lived for 82 years, is described as old in 44 B.C.}

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