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130 B.C. Olympiad 162.3


Consuls: L. Cornelius Lentulus , M. Perperna M.f.
Athenian archon: Demostratus

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1 EGY {23 Choiach -E = January} Document: SelPap_1.101, a letter from Esthladas to his parents which mentions a revolt against Ptolemy .
2 ROM Perperna rushes to Asia.
* Read Eutropius' account
Eutrop_4.20'2; +Oros_5.10'4.L 
3 AS1 Perperna defeats Aristonicus.
* Read Livy's account
+[Liv]:Per_59; Just_36.4'9; +Eutrop_4.20'2; +Oros_5.10'4;L  { CAH_8'380; OCD_a.}
4 Perperna captures Stratoniceia: end of the war against Aristonicus.
* Read Velleius' account
Vell_2.4'1; ValMax_3.4'5;L  Flor_1.35'6; Appian:Mith_62; Just_36.4'9; Trog:Prol_36; +Eutrop_4.20'2; +Oros_5.10'5;L  { CAH_8'380; Green_530.}
5 Blossius commits suicide.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Amic_37; ~Plut:TGrac_20'7; { After the defeat of Aristonicus.}
5a ROM The censors Q.Pompeius and Q.Metellus complete the census.
~[Liv]:Per_59; { CAH_9'780.}
6 After the death of Lentulus, Ap.Claudius (the younger) is elected suffect consul.
+FastCap_p72<x>; +CIL_6.1283.
6a GRE << Crates becomes head of the Academy, following the death of Carneades son of Polemarchus.
* Read Apollodorus' account
~Apollod:Fr_54, 55, 56; Lucian:Macr_20; { When Epicles was Athenian archon.}
7 CYP Ptolemy VIII murders his eldest son.
~Just_38.8'12.
8 Ptolemy VIII murders his son Memphites.
* Read Justin's account
~Diod_34.14'1; ~[Liv]:Per_59; ValMax_9.2e'5;L  ~Just_38.8'13-15; +Oros_5.10'7;L  { ~CAH_9'313; Green_540.}
9 MES Antiochus VII, accompanied by Hyrcanus of Judaea, defeats Phraates in three battles.
* Read Josephus' account
Joseph:AJ_13'249-252<q" NicDam_92>; ~Just_38.10'1-6; { CAH_8'371<131?>; OCD_a.}
10 THR The Thracians attack Sestus.
OGIS_339'17-26,B  '55-59<t=B  Austin_252>.
11 BAC ?? The Scythians defeat and subjugate the Greeks in Bactria.
* Read Strabo's account
Strab_11'511;(8.2+4)  Trog:Prol_41; { CAH_8'403, '414; OCD_b<145-130>; Green_335.}
12 AS1 Death of Perperna at Pergamum.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastCap_p72<x>; Just_36.4'11; +Eutrop_4.20'2; +Oros_5.10'5;L  { CAH_8'380; OCD_p=129.}
13 CAP << Death of Ariarathes V.
* Read Justin's account
~Just_37.1'2, 38.2'5; { CAH_9'141; OCD_a.}
13a GRE {Boedromion -G = Sept./Oct.} Document: Syll_692, confirmation of the privileges awarded by the Amphictyons to the Dionysiac Artists.
13b EGY {10 Thoth -E = 2 October} Document: OGIS_132, a dedication to Pan by Soterichus.
14 ROM ++ Ap.Claudius prides himself on his skill at dancing.
Macrob:Sat_3.14'14.L 
15 << After Ap.Claudius dies, the two vacant places on the agrarian commission are filled by Carbo and Fulvius Flaccus.
* Read Appian's account
Cic:Rep_1'31;L  ~Appian:BCiv_1'18; { OCD_c.}
16 The division of land by the agrarian commission causes many legal disputes over ownership.
* Read Appian's account
~[Liv]:Per_59; ~Appian:BCiv_1'18; { After the death of P.Crassus, but before the intervention of Scipio.}
17 << The death of P.Rupilius, allegedly caused by disappointment at his brother's failure to be elected consul.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Tusc_4'40,L  :Amic_73; Plin:HN_7'122;L  { According to Cicero, this happened before the death of Scipio.}
18 Aristonicus is put to death in prison.
* Read Eutropius' account
~Eutrop_4.20'2; Oros_5.10'5;L  { CAH_9'781; Green_716=129.}
19 MES Antiochus' troops are billetted in various cities for the winter.
* Read Justin's account
Diod_34.17'2; ~Just_38.10'8; { CAH_8'372.}
20 ROM == A praetor is killed by a bolt of lightning.
+Obseq_28.
21 == Omens, including four days of weeping by the statue of Apollo at Cumae.
+Obseq_28; August:DeCiv_3'11.
22 ?? The Lex Licinia, a sumptuary law, sets limits on the amounts to be spent on banquets.
* Read Gellius' account
Gell_2.24'7-10<q" Laevius>; Macrob:Sat_3.17'7-10;L  { CAH_9'77<131 or later>; OCD_lex.}
23 ITA ?? Accius reads one of his tragedies to Pacuvius at Tarentum.
* Read Gellius' account
Gell_13.2'1-6; Hieron:Chron_1878.
24 ++ Pacuvius is distinguished as a painter as well as a poet.
Plin:HN_35'19;L  { OCD_p.}
25 AS1 ?? Document: Sherk_41,B  a description of the duties of the priests of the goddess Roma at Miletus.
26 EXT ?? The widespread conquests of Menander in India, reaching as far as Pataliputra.
* Read Strabo's account
Strab_11'516,(11.1)  15'698;(1.27)  Trog:Prol_41; { There is an Indian account of the attack on Pataliputra in the Yuga Purana.}
27 ?? Menander holds learned conversations with Nagasena, a Buddhist sage.
Milinda_1'1-44.
28 << The cities of India honour Menander after his death.
Plut:Mor_821'D-E; { CAH_8'411; OCD_m.}

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