179 B.C. Olympiad 150.2

Consuls: L.Manlius L.f. Acidinus Fulvianus, Q. Fulvius Q.f. Flaccus
Athenian archon: Menedemus

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1 ROM Bad weather disrupts the Latin Festival.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_40.45'1-6; +Obseq_7.
2 M.Lepidus and M.Fulvius are elected censors, and agree to co-operate despite their previous disagreements.
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Cic:ProvCon_20; +Liv_40.45'6-46'16; +FastCap_p64; ValMax_4.2'1; Gell_12.8'5-6; { OCD_l.}
2a AEG ?? Document: SEG_33.675, a decree of Cos in honour of Ariarathes IV of Cappadocia.
3 ASI << Pharnaces and Eumenes agree to peace terms.
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~Polyb_25.2'1-15; Just_38.6'2; { CAH_8'329-330; OCD_p.}
5 ROM {September -R = ?June} The Ludi Romani are re-held because of some adverse omens.
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+Liv_40.59'6-8; +Obseq_7.
6 GRE ?? Philippus procures the murder of two Athenians, Eurycleides and Micon.
7 MAC ?? Document: THI_180 & Austin_90, containing various regulations for the Macedonian army.
8 MAC ?? Philippus dedicates to Heracles a bull which he killed while hunting.
9 ?? Philippus produces a much shorter version of Theopompus' history, by removing all the digressions.
10 ++ General remarks on the character of Philippus V, his aggressive behaviour and his later attempts to rebuild the power of his kingdom.
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~Polyb_25.3'9-10; Diod_28.2'1-3'1; Liv_42.11'7, 49'7; Plut:Aem_8'6-8.
11 The death of Philippus, and accession of Perseus.
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Diod_29.25'1; +Liv_40.54'1-57'1, 45.9'3; Plut:Aem_8'6-9; Paus_2.9'4-5; Just_32.3'1-5; +[Euseb]:Chron_239, 241,(↓)  245; !Hieron:Chron_1841; Zonar_9'22;(p333)  { CAH_8'301; OCD_p..}
12 ILL << Genthius murders his brother Plator.
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Polyb_29.13'2; Liv_44.30'2-5; Aelian:VH_2'41; { This probably happened soon after Genthius' accession in 181/0 B.C. - see Walbank_p377.}
13 ASI ++ The geographer Polemon of Ilium is a contemporary of Aristophanes of Byzantium.
Suda_P'1888; { ~OCD_p.}
14 EGY ?? Aristophanes falls in love with a woman of Alexandria, who is befriended by an elephant.
Plin:HN_8'13; Plut:Mor_972'D; Aelian:NA_1'38.
15 << The death of Aristophanes of Byzantium, after being accused of planning to flee to Eumenes.
Suda_A'3936; { OCD_a.}
16 << Apollonius the eidograph ("compiler") is the successor of Aristophanes as head of the library at Alexandria.
POxy_1241; (?) Suda_A'3419.
16a ARM << Document: THI_27.H, a boundary-marker set up in the name of Artaxias, king of Armenia.
17 AEG Document: THI_233.F (BD_130), the accounts and inventory of the temples at Delos, for the year when Demares was archon.
18 SPA Gracchus subdues the Celtiberi.
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Diod_29.26'1; +Liv_40.47'1-50'7; Strab_3'163;(4.13)  ValMax_3.1'1; Frontin:Str_2.5'3, '14, 3.5'2, 4.7'33; Flor_1.33'9; Appian:Hisp_42; GranLic_8; ~Oros_4.20'32-33.
19 ROM The censors review the senate, and carry out building works, including the first stone bridge in Rome.
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Cic:DeOr_2'287; +Liv_40.51'1-9; [Liv]:Per_47<x>, 48; Plut:Num_9'7; { CAH_8'505.}
20 CIS Both consuls conduct campaigns in Liguria.
21 LUS L.Postumius defeats the Vaccaei and Lusitani.
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+Liv_40.50'6-7; ~[Liv]:Per_41; ~Oros_4.20'33; { CAH_8'531.}
22 MAC The Thracian king Abrupolis invades Macedonia.
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SEG_31.614; Polyb_22.18'2-3; Diod_29.33'1; Liv_42.13'5, 40'5, 41'11-12; ~Appian:Mac_11'2,(18)  '6;(22)  Paus_7.10'6-7; { Before the renewal of the alliance between Macedonia and Rome (App:Mac_11'6).}
23 THR The Thracians prevent the Bastarnae from migrating.
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+Liv_40.57'2-58'9, 41.23'12, 42.11'4; Just_32.4'1; Trog:Prol_32.
24 ROM {21 December -R = ?September} The censor Lepidus dedicates a temple of Lares Permarini.
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#CIL_add.7'Dec22, 8'Dec22; +Liv_40.52'4-7.
25 {23 December -R = ?September} The dedication of temples of Juno and Diana.
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#CIL_add.7'Dec23; +Liv_40.52'1-3.
25a EGY << Document: AET_7.9, a proposal to become priest of Harsaphes for the following year.
26 ROM {11 March -R = ?December} The triumph of Q.Fulvius, over the Ligurians.
27 {12 March -R = ?December} Elections for praetors, spread over two days.
28 == The poet Caecilius is in his prime.
29 == M.Aufidius gives a report to the senate on the ceremonial shields displayed on the Capitol.
30 MAC Perseus renews the alliance between Macedonia and Rome, and is officially recognized as king by the Romans.
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~Polyb_25.3'1-8; Syll_643'14-17; ~Diod_29.30'1; ~Liv_42.25'4, '10, 40'4, 45.9'3; Appian:Mac_11'5-6;(21)  Zonar_9'22;(p333)  { CAH_8'301; OCD_p.}

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