265 B.C. Olympiad 128.4

Consuls: Q. Fabius Q.f. Maximus Gurges, L. Mamilius Q.f. Vitulus
Athenian archon: (?) Eubulus

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1 GRE {11 Poseideon -G = Dec./Jan.} Document: Syll_386 & 387, Athenian decrees in honour of Strombichus.
2 ROM {1 February -R} The second triumph of N.Fabius, over the Sallentini and Messapii.
2a {5 February -R} The second triumph of D.Junius, over the Sallentini and Messapii.
3 An embassy from Apollonia is assaulted by some Roman youths, who are promptly punished.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_15; ValMax_6.6'5; DioCass_fr.42'1; +Zonar_8'7.(p373) 
4 ETR Civil strife between citizens and ex-slaves at Vulsinii.
* Read Zonaras' account
ValMax_9.1e'2; Flor_1.16'1; [Vict]:VirIll_36'1; ~Oros_4.5'3-5; +Zonar_8'7;(p375)  { CAH_7.2'424.}
4a GRE << Document: Syll_388, an Athenian decree in honour of the archon Nicias.
4b << Document: Syll_438, a decree of Delphi in honour of Cotys, king of the Thracians.
5 ?? Sayings of the philosopher Ctesibius of Chalcis.
Athen_4.162'e-163'a; { Ctesibius was a contemporary of Menedemus.}
6 ?? Menedemus founds the Eretrian school of philosophy.
* Read Strabo's account
Cic:Acad_2'129; Strab_9'393;(1.8)  DiogLaert_1'19, 2'126; Suda_S'829.
7 ?? Menedemus is exiled from Eretria.
8 ?? A saying of Straton, about the followers of Menedemus.
9 ?? Betion talks to Menedemus about his life with Bion.
10 ?? Sayings of Menedemus, addressed to Alexinus, Antigonus, Bion, Hierocles, and others.
* Read Diogenes' account
Plut:Mor_81'E,(10)  536'B; DiogLaert_2'127-129, '135-136.
11 ?? Menedemus offers frugal meals to his friends.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Athen_10.419'e-420'c; DiogLaert_2'139-140.
12 ++ General comments on the character and beliefs of Menedemus.
* Read Diogenes' account
DiogLaert_2'126-127, '130-136, '140.
13 ?? The death of Menedemus of Eretria.
DiogLaert_2'142-144; { OCD_m.}
14 ?? A saying of Crates, about a youth talking to himself.
15 ?? The death of Crates of Athens, the Academic philosopher; Arcesilaus succeeds him as head of the Academic school.
* Read Diogenes' account
Phld:Acad_18;B  ~DiogLaert_4'23<x>, '32; Suda_P'1707; { The exact year has been lost from the text of Diogenes Laertius.}
15a EGY {28 Pachon -E = July} Document: AET_2.7, recording the prayer of a blind man.
16 PON ?? Mithridates I of Pontus greatly expands his kingdom during his long reign.
17 << The death of Mithridates I, at the age of 84 years.
Lucian:Macr_13; { OCD_m.}
18 SYR << Seleucus, son of Antiochus I, is put to death and his brother Antiochus becomes co-regent.
Cuneif_P461263'r2-4; Trog:Prol_26; { Errington_p117.}
19 PEL ?? Antigonus says to his son, "Our kingship is a noble servitude".
19b Document: Syll_433, a statue of Areus, dedicated by Ptolemy at Olympia.
20 ?? Two sayings of Areus, about virtuous women and Sicilian tyrants.
21 The Spartan king Areus is defeated and killed by Antigonus at the Isthmus; (?) the death of Halcyoneus, son of Antigonus.
* Read Pausanias' account
~Diod_20.29'1; Plut:Agis_3'7, :Mor_119'C-D; Paus_2.6'4-6; Aelian:VH_3'5; Trog:Prol_26; { CAH_7.1'238; Errington_p89.}
22 EGY ?? Document: Austin_295B  (POxy_2465), extracts from laws concerning sacrifices to Arsinoe.
23 {10 Thoth -E = November} Document: BD_92, a letter from Xanthus to Euphranor.
24 ROM >> The punishment of Caparronia, a Vestal Virgin.
* Read St.Jerome's account
+Hieron:Chron_1752; ~Oros_4.5'9.
25 >> Censorinus is elected censor for the second time.
* Read Fasti's account
+FastCap_p54; ValMax_4.1'3; Plut:Cor_1'1.
26 >> Q.Fabius becomes an augur.
* Read Livy's account
~Liv_30.26'7; ~ValMax_8.13'3; ~Plin:HN_7'156.
27 ++ The contented poverty of Fabricius.
* Read Ammianus' account
Cic:Tusc_3'56; Verg:Aen_6'843-844; ValMax_4.4'3; Sen:Dial_1.3'6; AmmMarc_24.3'5.
28 ?? The death of C.Fabricius.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:Leg_2'58;L  ValMax_4.4'10; Plut:Mor_282'F; { ~OCD_f; last mentioned as censor in 275 B.C.}
29 GRE ?? Document: Syll_421, a treaty between Acarnania and the Aetolian League. { Errington_91; Scholten_79?260.}

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