258 B.C. Olympiad 130.3

Consuls: A. Atilius A.f. Caiatinus, C. Sulpicius Q.f. Paterculus
Athenian archon: Antiphon

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1 ROM {11 March -R} The triumph of L.Scipio, over the Carthaginians, Sardinia, and Corsica.
* Read Fasti's account
#FastTr_p100; +Eutrop_2.20'3.
2 SYR Zenon returns from Syria to Egypt.
Austin_307'3-9;B  { Green_503.}
3 ROM {2 June -R} L.Scipio dedicates a temple to Tempestas.
CIL_1.9; #Ovid:Fast_6'193-194.
4 SIC The Romans attack Panormus.
+Polyb_1.24'8-10; { CAH_7.2'553.}
5 EGY << Document: BD_95, a decree allocating a quota of produce to the cult of Arsinoe.
6 SIC The Romans capture Myttistratum and Himera.
* Read Polybius' account
+Polyb_1.24'10-11; Diod_23.9'4; +Zonar_8'11.(p415) 
7 SAR The Carthaginian commander Hannibal is defeated by Sulpicius in Sardinia, and then killed by his own troops.
* Read Zonaras' account
~Polyb_1.24'5-7, 43'4; [Liv]:Per_17; DioCass_fr.43'32b; +Oros_4.8'4; +Zonar_8'12;(p419)  { CAH_7.2'553.}
8 SIC The bravery of M.Calpurnius rescues Atilius from an ambush while marching to Camarina.
* Read Gellius' account
Gell_3.7'1-21<q" Cato:Orig_4'7>; Liv_22.60'11; ~[Liv]:Per_17; Plin:HN_22'11;L  Frontin:Str_1.5'15, 4.5'10; Flor_1.18'13-14; GranLic_1<+v>; Ampel_20'5; [Vict]:VirIll_43'3-4;L  +Oros_4.8'1-3; +Zonar_8'12.(p417) 
9 The Romans capture Camarina.
* Read Polybius' account
+Polyb_1.24'12; Diod_23.9'5; ValMax_6.5'1; +Zonar_8'12;(p417)  { CAH_7.2'553.}
10 The Romans capture Enna, along with Camicus, Herbessus and Sittana.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Polyb_1.24'12-13; Diod_23.9'5; [Vict]:VirIll_39'1;L  +Zonar_8'12;(p417)  { CAH_7.2'553.}
11 ASI Antiochus frees Miletus from the tyrant Timarchus.
* Read Frontinus' account
Frontin:Str_3.9'10; Appian:Syr_65; OGIS_226; { CAH_7.1'419; Errington_p135.}
11a ?? The Rhodians defeat an Egyptian fleet, led by Chremonides, near Ephesus.
Syll_455; Polyaen_5.18'1; { Hölbl_p44.}
13 ROM {4 October -R} The triumph of C.Aquillius, over the Carthaginians.
14 {5 October -R} The triumph of C.Paterculus, over the Carthaginians and Sardinia.
15 EGY {15 Gorpiaeus -M = Oct./Nov.} Document: SelPap_2.409 (PCairZen_59021), a letter from Demetrius to Apollonius.
16 {Thoth - E = November} Document: Burstein_97,B  an order for the preparation of a comprehensive survey of Egypt.
17 ROM C.Atilius receives news of his election as consul while sowing his fields.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:RoscAm_50; Verg:Aen_6'844; Plin:HN_18'20.L 
18 EXT Document: THI_241.A, a bilingual inscription of the Indian emperor Asoka at Kandahar.

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