198 B.C. Olympiad 145.3

Consuls: T. Quinctius T.f. Flamininus, Sex. Aelius Q.f. Paetus Catus
Achaean General: Nicostratus

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1 MAC << Philippus takes steps to ensure the loyalty of his allies and subjects, including the imprisonment of his unpopular minister Heracleides.
* Read Livy's account
Diod_28.9'1; ~Liv_32.5'1-8; Athen_6.251'e.
2 ROM Paetus refuses to accept a gift of silver plate from some Aetolian envoys.
3 MAC Philippus takes up a strong position by the river Aous.
* Read Livy's account
~Liv_32.5'9-6'8, 28'5; +Plut:Flam_3'1; +Zonar_9'16;(p287)  { CAH_8'264.}
4 ROM The consuls leave for their provinces in Cisalpine Gaul and Macedonia.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_32.9'1-11, 28'6, 38.9'10; +Plut:Flam_3'1-4'3; { CAH_8'264.}
5 GRE << Villius makes himself unpopular with the Greeks by his ruthless punishment of some states.
* Read Pausanias' account
Paus_7.7'8-9, 8'2, 10.36'6.
6 MAC Inconclusive peace negotiations between Philippus and Flamininus by the river Aous.
* Read Livy's account
Diod_28.11'1; +Liv_32.10'1-12; Appian:Mac_5,(6)  :Syr_30; { CAH_8'264; Green_310.}
7 The Romans attack Philippus and force him to retreat from the river Aous.
* Read Livy's account
Ennius:Ann_327-332; Polyb_18.23'4, 27.15'2; Diod_30.5'1; +Liv_32.11'1-13'1, 36.17'3-6; Frontin:Str_2.13'8; +Plut:Flam_4'4-5'2; Flor_1.23'10; Appian:Mac_6;(7)  +Zonar_9'16;(p287)  { CAH_8'265; Green_310.}
8 GRE The Roman fleet attacks Euboea.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_32.16'1-17'3; Paus_7.8'1; +Zonar_9'16.(p287) 
9 SYR Antiochus occupies Coele Syria.
* Read Josephus' account
Diod_30.2'1; Liv_33.19'8; Joseph:AJ_12'133-137; Appian:Syr_1, 38; Porph:Fr_46; Hieron:Chron_1807, ~1820, 1822; { Green_304.}
10 CRE << Philopoemen goes to Crete for a second time, to fight for the people of Gortyn.
* Read Plutarch's account
Plut:Phil_13'1-9, :Flam_22'2, 23'4; ~Paus_8.50'6; { Green_705.}
11 AEG << An earthquake results in the emergence of an island (? Hiera) near Thera.
* Read Justin's account
Poseidon_228(K); Strab_1'57;(3.16)  ~Plin:HN_2'202; Plut:Mor_399'C-D; Paus_8.33'4; Tert:Apol_40'3; ~Just_30.4'1-4; +Hieron:Chron_1818.
12 MAC The Romans invade Thessaly.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_32.13'2-15'9, 21'13; +Plut:Flam_5'3-4.
13 Flamininus suffers a repulse at Atrax.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_32.17'4-18'9, 33.4'1; +Plut:Flam_5'5; Paus_10.34'4; +Zonar_9'16;(p287)  { CAH_8'265.}
14 PEL The assembly of the Achaean League decides to abandon its alliance with Philippus and to support the Romans.
* Read Livy's account
Polyb_18.13'8-10, 16'1-4; +Liv_32.19'1-23'13, 41.24'13-14; Plut:Flam_5'4; Appian:Mac_7;(8)  Paus_7.8'1-3; +Zonar_9'16;(p287)  { CAH_8'266; OCD_a.}
15 The Macedonians gain control of Argos.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_32.25'1-12, 34.41'3; { CAH_8'266; Green_310.}
16 ETR A slave revolt at Setia.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_32.26'1-27'2; +Zonar_9'16.(p289) 
17 GRE Peace negotiations between Philippus and Flamininus at Nicaea.
* Read Polybius' account
Polyb_18.1'1-10'7; ~Liv_32.32'1-36'10; +Plut:Flam_5'6-8, 17'5, :Mor_197'A; Appian:Mac_8'1;(9)  Just_30.3'7-10; +Zonar_9'16;(p289)  { CAH_8'266; Green_310.}
17a ASI Document: THI_72.B, a decree of Panamara in Caria, honouring an officer of Philippus.
18 << Antiochus gives aid to the city of Iasus to enable it to recover from damage (? caused by earthquake).
19 ROM The Lex Porcia forbids violence against Roman citizens.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Verr_2.5'163, :RabPerd_8, 12-13, :Rep_2'54; Sall:Cat_51'21, '40; Liv_10.9'4; { OCD_cato.}
20 Cethegus provides mead for the Roman populace after the consular elections.
~Plin:HN_19'156;L  { Plinius calls Cethegus the colleague of Q.Flamininus, probably a confusion of the consuls for this year and the following year.}
21 The number of praetors is increased to six for the following year.
+Liv_32.27'6-7; { CAH_8'122; OCD_p.}
22 S+? == Blasio and Stertinus amass booty from their provinces in Spain.
23 SAR == Cato as praetor clears up corruption in Sardinia.
* Read Plutarch's account
Nepos:Cat_1'4; +Liv_32.27'3-4; Plut:CatMai_6'2-4; [Vict]:VirIll_47'1; { OCD_c.}
24 ROM {15 March -R} The new consuls enter office; the envoys of Philippus are dismissed by the senate and Flamininus is allowed to remain as commander in Greece.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_18.10'8-12'5; +Liv_32.28'1-29'4, 37'1-6, 34.23'8-9; ~Plut:Flam_7'1-3, :Arat_16'6; Appian:Mac_8'2-3;(9)  Just_30.4'5; ~Zonar_9'16;(p289)  { CAH_8'267; Green_310.}

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