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228 B.C. Olympiad 138.1


Consuls: Sp. Carvilius Sp.f. Maximus (II), Q. Fabius Q.f. Maximus Verrucosus (II)
Athenian archon: Heliodorus
Achaean General: Aristomachus
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Demetrius of Alexandria

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1 ILL Teuta makes peace with the Romans, and agrees to stop making raids against the Greek states.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.12'3-7; ~[Liv]:Per_20; Appian:Ill_7-8;(↓)  DioCass_fr.49'7; Eutrop_3.4'1; ~Zonar_8'19;(p39)  { CAH_7.2'672; CAH_8'89.}
2 MAC ?? The Romans rename Epidamnus to Dyrrachium.
* Read Dio's account
Mela_2'56; Plin:HN_3'145;L  DioCass_41.49'3; Dexipp_3; { The date is unknown, but the first recorded contact between the Romans and Epidamnus was during the war against Teuta.}
3 GRE << The Macedonian garrison is persuaded to abandon the Peiraeus.
* Read Plutarch's account
@  (?) Syll_475'2-6, 497'13<t=B  Austin_74>; ~Plut:Arat_34'5-6; Paus_2.8'6; { CAH_7.1'455; Errington_p96.}
3a PEL << Document: Syll_501, a decree of Tegea in honour of Hagesander of Scotussa.
4 The Achaean League declares war on Sparta.
~Polyb_2.45'1-47'2; { CAH_7.1'456; OCD_cleomenes.}
5 Aristomachus is elected general of the Achaean League.
~Plut:Arat_35'5; { CAH_7.1'456; Green_253.}
6 The Romans send envoys to Athens and Corinth, and they are allowed to participate in the Isthmian games.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.12'8; ~Zonar_8'19;(p39)  { CAH_7.1'507; CAH_8'90.}
7 ASI << Attalus defeats Antiochus Hierax and the Galatians in two battles, by Lake Coloē in Lydia and near the temple of Aphrodite at Pergamum.
* Read Justin's account
OGIS_275, 278, 280; ~Just_27.3'1-5; ~Trog:Prol_27; +[Euseb]:Chron_253; { CAH_7.1'507; Green_699.}
9 ROM {21 June -R} The triumph of Fulvius, for his naval victory over the Illyrians.
#FastTr_p101.
10 EGY {14 Pachon -E = June} Document: BD_79, a letter from Protarchus to Cleitarchus.
11 MAC << Antigonus drives the Aetolians out of Thessaly and invades Phocis.
* Read Frontinus' account
SEG_38.1476'93-99; PHaun_6'18; Frontin:Str_2.6'5; Just_28.3'14; Trog:Prol_28; { Errington_p98; Scholten_p170-173.}
12 PEL The Spartan ephors recall Cleomenes from Arcadia.
~Plut:Cleom_4'6; { CAH_7.1'457.}
13 Cleomenes confronts the Achaean army at Pallantium, but Aratus prevents Aristomachus from joining battle.
* Read Plutarch's account
~Plut:Cleom_4'7-10, ~:Arat_35'6-7; { CAH_7.1'457.}
14 ASI Attalus defeats Antiochus Hierax again, by the river Harpasus in Caria.
OGIS_271, 279; { CAH_7.1'507.}
15 SPA Hasdrubal subdues the Orissi.
Diod_25.12'1; { Diodorus places this before the foundation of Carthago Nova.}
16 >> Hasdrubal founds the city of Carthago Nova.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.13'1-2, 10.10'9; Diod_25.12'1; Strab_3'158;(4.6)  Mela_2'94; Plin:HN_3'21;L  Silius_15'192;L  Zonar_8'19;(p31)  { CAH_7.2'672; OCD_c.}

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