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314 B.C. Olympiad 116.3


Consuls: M. Poetelius M.f. Libo, C. Sulpicius Ser.f. Longus (III)
Athenian archon: Nicodorus

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1 PEL Aristodemus "liberates" Cyllene and Patrae and sacks Aegium during a raid into Achaea.
+Diod_19.66'1-4; {Errington_p32=313.}
2 ETR The Romans capture Sora.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_9.24'1-25, 31'13; {CAH_7.2'372.}
3 PEL Alexander captures Dyme, but his garrison is overwhelmed by the inhabitants of the city shortly afterwards.
+Diod_19.66'4-6; {Errington_p32=313.}
4 EPI Cassander persuades the people of Acarnania to move into fortified cities, the largest of which is Stratus.
+Diod_19.67'3-5.
4a << Thymochares, an Athenian admiral, recovers Cythnus after it is attacked by Glaucetes.
+SIG_409'9-13.
5 PEL ?? Acrotatus becomes unpopular at Sparta because of his opposition to an amnesty for the survivors of the battle of Megalopolis.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.70'4-5; Plut:Mor_216'D-E
6 SIC The inhabitants of Acragas summon Acrotatus the Spartan to be their general against Agathocles.
+Diod_19.70'1-71'1; {CAH_7.1'391.}
7 ITA The Romans recapture Luceria and found a colony there.
* Read Livy's account
+Diod_19.72'9; +Liv_9.26'1-5; Vell_1.14'4; {CAH_7.2'372; OCD_l.}
8 ETR The consuls subdue the Ausones.
+Liv_9.25'1-9.
9 GRE << Document: Theophr:HP, Theophrastus' "History of Plants".
+Plin:HN_13'101,L  15'1,L  16'144,L  19'32,L  33'113.L 
10 GRE Ptolemaeus wins the prize at the Pythian Games in the race for chariots drawn by pairs of foals.
+Paus_10.7'8; {At the 69th Pythian games.}
11 PEL Alexander is assassinated, but his widow Cratesipolis retains control of Sicyon.
+Diod_19.67'1-2.
12 ILL Cassander invades Illyria, and captures Epidamnus.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.67'6-7; Polyaen_4.11'4.
13 EPI The Aetolians besiege Agrinium, and massacre the Acarnanians after the city surrenders.
+Diod_19.68'1.
14 SIC Acrotatus is forced to escape from Acragas after murdering Sostratus.
+Diod_19.71'2-5; {CAH_7.1'391.}
15 ITA C.Maenius is elected dictator to investigate anti-Roman plots at Capua.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.76'3-5; +Liv_9.25'2, 26'5-7; +FastCap_p46; {CAH_7.2'662.}
16 PHO Antigonus captures Tyre.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.61'5; (?) Memn_4'6; {Green_26=313.}
17 ROM Maenius resigns from the dictatorship to face allegations of treason.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_9.26'8-22, 34'14; {CAH_7.2'394.}
18 AEG Dioscurides drives Aristoteles, the admiral of Cassander, away from Lemnos.
+Diod_19.68'2-4; {Errington_p31; Green_687=313.}
19 ASI Ptolemaeus, the general of Antigonus, escapes from an ambush and captures Eupolemus, the general of Cassander.
+Diod_19.68'5-7.
20 SIC Agathocles agrees peace terms with the cities of Acragas, Gela, and Messene.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.71'6-72'2, 102'1; {CAH_7.1'391.}
21 Hamilcar is secretly condemned by the Carthaginian senate, and dies soon afterwards.
* Read Justin's account
+Diod_19.72'2; ~Just_22.3'1-7, 7'10.
22 ITA The Romans defeat the Samnites at (?) Tarracina.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.76'1-2; +Liv_9.27'1-14; {CAH_7.2'372; Green_686.}
23 ROM {1 July -R} The triumph of Sulpicius, over the Samnites.
#FastTr_p96.
24 ASI Antigonus leaves his son Demetrius in charge in Syria, and marches to Celaenae in Phrygia.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_19.69'1-5; Paus_1.6'5.

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