113 B.C. Olympiad 166.4

Consuls: C. Caecilius Q.f. Metellus Caprarius, Cn. Papirius C.f. Carbo
Athenian archon: Paramonus

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1 EGY {10 Mecheir -E = Feb.} Document: PTeb_27, letters from Irenaeus, the dioecetes.
2 {14 Mecheir -E = March} Document: PTeb_38, a report from Menches to Horus.
3 {12 Phamenoth -E = March} Document: PTeb_20, a letter from Polemon to Menches.
4 ROM L.Cassius is appointed to head an enquiry into the Vestal Virgins, and condemns Marcia, Licinia, and others.
* Read Plutarch's account
[Cic]:RhetHer_4'47; ~Cic:Brut_159; Ascon_45-46;L (↓)  Plut:Mor_284'B-C; { CAH_9'747; OCD_c.}
5 The quaestor M.Antonius is summoned before Cassius' enquiry, but is soon cleared of guilt.
ValMax_3.7'9, 6.8'1.
6 EGY ?? Document: PTeb_48, a petition from Horus to Menches.
6b << After the death of Arsaces, Ardasches (? Artavasdes) becomes king of Armenia.
Movses_2'11; { Arsaces is said to have ruled for 13 years.}
7 GAL ?? The migration of the Cimbri and Teutones, southwards through Gaul.
* Read Plutarch's account
Caes:BGall_2.4'2, 29'4-5, 7.77'12-14; Strab_2'102,(3.6)  4'193,(3.3)  '196,(4.3)  7'293;(2.2)  Plut:Mar_11'2-13.
8 ILL The Cimbri arrive in Illyricum and defeat Cn. Carbo.
* Read Livy's account
Diod_34.37'1; +[Liv]:Per_63; Strab_5'214;(1.8)  Vell_2.12'2; +Tac:Germ_37'2, '5; +Appian:Gall_13'1-4;(17)  +Obseq_38; +Eutrop_4.25'1; { CAH_9'37; OCD_cimbri.}
9 NUM Jugurtha captures Adherbal's camp, and the Romans send an embassy to restrain him.
~Sall:Jug_21'1-22'5; Diod_34.31'1; ~[Liv]:Per_64.
10 SYR Antiochus Cyzicenus marries Cleopatra of Egypt and attacks Antiochus Grypus.
* Read Josephus' account
Joseph:AJ_13'270-273; Plut:Mor_486'A; Appian:Syr_69; ~Just_39.2'9-10, 3'3; Trog:Prol_39; ~[Euseb]:Chron_259; !Hieron:Chron_1905; { Green_718; Hölbl_p206.}
11 EGY {Mesore -E = August} Document: PTeb_45, 46, and 47, petitions to Menches concerning an attack by Pyrrhichus and Heracleus.
12 PON ++ Mithridates hides from the plots of his opponents for seven years before taking control of his kingdom.
~Just_37.2'4-9; { CAH_9'783; Green_558.}
13 << Mithridates murders his mother and brother.
* Read Memnon's account
Sall:Hist_2'87-88;L  Seneca:Contr_7.1'15;L  Memn_22'2; Appian:Mith_112;(↓)  { CAH_9'113; Green_558=112.}
14 ?? Lagetas, the great-uncle of the geographer Strabo, moves from Cnossus to Pontus at the invitation of Mithridates.
Strab_10'478;(4.10)  { "When Mithridates reached manhood".}
15 EGY {30 Mesore -E = September} Document: PTeb_89, a preliminary account of payments in kind.
16 CYP << Ptolemy Alexander assumes the official title of king.
SelPap_1.27'1-2; +[Euseb]:Chron_163;(↓)  { Bennett.}
17 EGY {Phaophi -E = November} Document: PTeb_49, a petition from Apollophanes to Menches.
18 AFR Cn.Papirius sells and leases out land in the Roman province of Africa.
+CIL_1.585'53<t= ARS_51>.
19 AEG Document: CIL_1.2504, a dedication by P.Sextilius Philo and others at Delos.
19a CRE == Q.Fabius leads a Roman embassy to Crete.
Syll_685.A'73-80, B'68, 712.E'62-74;
20 ROM == A "night sun" appears in the sky.
21 == The birth of L.Orbilius Pupillus.
~Suet:Gram_9; { ~OCD_o.}

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