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292 B.C. Olympiad 122.1


Consuls: Q. Fabius Q.f. Maximus Gurges, D. Junius D.f. Brutus Scaeva
Athenian archon: Philippus
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Antigonus of Macedonia

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1 ROM {13 January -R} Carvilius celebrates a triumph over the Samnites, and dedicates a colossal statue of Jupiter.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.46'13-15; #FastTr_p97; Plin:HN_34'43.L 
2 {13 February -R} The triumph of Papirius, over the Samnites.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_10.46'1-9; #FastTr_p97; Zonar_8'1.(p281) 
3 {17 February -R} Papirius dedicates a temple to Quirinus, where he erects the first sundial in Rome.
* Read Livy's account
#CIL_add.7'Feb17, 8'Feb17; +Liv_10.46'7; Ovid:Fast_6'795-796; Plin:HN_7'213-214;L  { CAH_7.2'408.}
3a {Munychion -G = May} Document: Syll_316, the beginning of an Athenian decree.
4 THR << The marriage of Agathocles the son of Lysimachus to Lysandra the daughter of Ptolemy.
Paus_1.9'6; { ~CAH_7.1'103; Errington_p60?287; Lysandra was previously married to Alexander, the son of Cassander.}
5 SIC ++ The comic poet Apollodorus of Gela is a contemporary of Menander.
Suda_A'3405.
6 GRE ?? Menander refuses invitations to travel to the courts of Macedonia and Egypt.
Plin:HN_7'111.L 
7 ?? Lynceus, the brother of the historian Duris, wins against Menander in a competition for comic poets.
Suda_L'776.
8 ?? Sayings of Menander, addressed to Glycera, Philemon, and others.
* Read Athenaeus' account
Plut:Mor_347'E-F; Alciphr_2'3-4, 4'2; Gell_17.4'1-2; Athen_13.585'c.
9 ++ General comments on the character and writings of Menander.
Gell_17.4'4-6<q" Apollod:Fr_43>; ProlegCom_3; Suda_M'589.
10 << The death of Menander the comic poet.
* Read Ovid's account
Ovid:Ib_591; IG_14.1184; Plut:Mor_853'F; Gell_17.4'5<q" Apollod:Fr_43>, ~21'42; ChronPasc_424'B; +Hieron:Chron_1725; ProlegCom_3; Suda_P'2111; { CAH_7.1'497; OCD_m.}
11 AEG << The Colossus of Rhodes is completed, after 12 years.
~Plin:HN_34'41.L 
12 GRE Omens at Athens, which are said to presage the return of exiles.
DionHal:Din_3<q" Philoch_67>.
13 ROM ?? Fabius Gurges gains a reputation for gluttony.
Macrob:Sat_3.13'6.L 
14 Fabius Gurges is defeated by the Samnites, but his father defends him against his critics.
* Read Zonaras' account
~[Liv]:Per_11; ValMax_2.2'4,L  5.7'1;L  Polyaen_8.15'1; DioCass_fr.36'30; SHA:Heliog_26'2; Eutrop_2.9'2; +Oros_3.22'6-7;L  Suda_Ph'3; +Zonar_8'1;(p283)  { CAH_7.2'665.}
15 MOE << Lysimachus and his son Agathocles are defeated and captured by the Thracian king Dromichaetes, but they are later released.
* Read Diodorus' account
~Diod_21.11'1-6; Strab_7'302,(3.8)  '305;(3.14)  Memn_5'1; ~Plut:Demetr_39'6, 52'6, :Mor_126'E, 183'E, 555'D-E;(11)  Paus_1.9'6; Polyaen_3.15'1, 7.25'1; Just_16.1'19; { CAH_7.1'105; OCD_l.}
16 ITA Fabius defeats the Samnites in a second battle, with the help of his father.
* Read Zonaras' account
~[Liv]:Per_11; Plut:Fab_24'3; DioCass_fr.36'31; Eutrop_2.9'2; +Oros_3.22'8-10;L  Suda_Ph'3; +Zonar_8'1.(p285) 
17 ++ C.Pontius is a great leader of the Samnites in their wars against Rome.
Cic:Off_2'75.
18 ROM {? 1 August -R} The triumph of Fabius over the Samnites, after which C.Pontius is executed.
* Read Plutarch's account
#FastTr_p97; ~[Liv]:Per_11; ValMax_5.7'1;L  Plut:Fab_24'3; { OCD_p.}
19 GRE Deinarchus and other exiles are allowed to return to Athens.
* Read Plutarch's account
Dinarch:Fr_14'1; Philoch_167; DionHal:Din_2, 3, 9; ~Plut:Mor_850'D; { OCD_d; Green_126.}
20 EPI == For political reasons, Pyrrhus marries two more wives, the daughter of Audoleon and Bircenna the daughter of Bardyllis.
Plut:Pyrrh_9'1; { CAH_7.2'461.}
21 AFR ?? Synhalus, the "son" of Ammon, becomes famous as an expert on medicine.
Silius_5'357-361.L 

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