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321 B.C. Olympiad 114.4


Consuls: T. Veturius Calvinus (II), Sp. Postumius Albinus (II)
Athenian archon: Archippus

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1 GRE << Antipater attacks the Aetolians, who take refuge in their mountains.
* Read Diodorus' account
Polyb_9.30'3; Diod_18.24'1-25'2; { Errington_p16; Anson_ix.}
2 AEG << The Samians return to their island, after Perdiccas expels the Athenians.
Diod_18.18'9; DiogLaert_10'1; { Errington_p17.}
3 ROM {17 February -R} L.Fulvius (or the dictator A.Cornelius) celebrates a triumph over the Samnites.
* Read Livy's account
#FastTr_p95; +Liv_8.39'15-40'1.
4 {18 February -R} Q.Fabius celebrates a triumph over the Samnites and Apulians.
#FastTr_p96.
4a {2 Thargelion -G = ? May} Document: IG_2³.324, an Athenian decree in honour of Euenor, a doctor. { Euenor is also mentioned in IG_2.374 ( Greek text ).}
5 << Document: Inscr_43, decrees of Ephesus in honour of Cleitus, Alcetas and Neoptolemus.
6 PON << Dionysius of Heracleia marries Amastris.
Memn_4'4; { After the death of Alexander, but while Craterus was still alive.}
7 SIC << Agathocles returns to Syracuse after the expulsion of Sostratus.
Diod_19.4'3; { CAH_7.1'387; Green_684.}
8 PAL << Onias becomes Jewish high priest.
* Read Josephus' account
~Joseph:AJ_11'347; +Hieron:Chron_1695; ExcBarb_35B; (?) Malal_194; ChronPasc_417'C, 464'B, 509'A; Syncell_324; ChronSynt_95.(↓) 
9 GRE << Menander produces his first play at Athens.
+ProlegCom_3.
10 ++ Epicurus attends the lectures of Xenocrates.
DiogLaert_10'13.
11 Epicurus leaves Athens and goes to Colophon.
DiogLaert_10'1; { Green_58; Epicurus served as an ephebe in Athens for two years.}
12 ITA A Roman army is trapped by the Samnites at the Caudine Forks; it is forced to surrender and then to pass under a yoke.
* Read Livy's account
Cic:Off_3'109; +Liv_9.1'1-6'3, 12'1-2, 15'7-8, 25.6'10-11; DionHal_16.1'1-2'4; ValMax_7.2e'17;L  Plut:Mor_306'B-C; Appian:Sam_6-10; Flor_1.11'9-11; +Gell_17.21'36; DioCass_fr.36'10-14; [Vict]:VirIll_30'1-4;L  +Eutrop_2.9'1; +Oros_3.15'2-7;L  August:DeCiv_3'17;(↓↓)  Zonar_7'26;(p255)  { CAH_7.2'370; OCD_c.}
13 The inhabitants of Capua provide clothing and supplies for the Roman soldiers on their return from the Caudine Forks.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_9.6'4-7'5; ValMax_5.1e'5.L 
14 EGY Ptolemy diverts the procession carrying Alexander's body, and brings it to Alexandria.
* Read Diodorus' account
MarmPar_B'11; +Diod_18.26'1-28'6; Strab_17'794;(1.8)  Curt_10.10'20;L  Paus_1.6'3; Athen_5.206'e; Aelian:VH_12'64; Arrian:Fr_9'25, 10'1; FGrH_155.2'1; PsCallisth_3'34; { Errington_p18; Hölbl_p15; Anson_ix=321/0.}
15 SIC Agathocles rescues a Syracusan force which is attacked by Sostratus at Gela.
~Diod_19.4'4-7.
16 ROM The consuls return to Rome and appoint M.Aemilius Papus to be dictator, after Q.Fabius resigns for technical reasons.
* Read Livy's account
+Liv_9.7'6-14; Appian:Sam_11; DioCass_fr.36'11; +Zonar_7'26.(p261) 
17 CIL Perdiccas decides to marry Cleopatra, the sister of Alexander the Great, instead of Nicaea, the daughter of Antipater.
* Read Diodorus' account
Diod_18.23'1-3; Arrian:Fr_9'21, '26; Just_13.6'4-8; { Errington_p19; Anson_ix.}
18 Alcetas kills Cynane, but her daughter Eurydice is given as wife to Arrhidaeus.
Polyaen_8.60'1; Arrian:Fr_9'22-23; { Errington_p19; Anson_ix.}
19 ASI Perdiccas attempts to punish Antigonus for his disloyalty, but Antigonus escapes and joins Antipater.
* Read Diodorus' account
+Diod_18.23'3-4; Arrian:Fr_9'20, '24; { Errington_p19; Anson_x=321/0.}
20 GRE Antipater withdraws from Aetolia, in order to attack Perdiccas.
* Read Diodorus' account
~Diod_18.25'3-5; Plut:Eum_5'1; Just_13.6'9.
21 EGY << The historian Theopompus travels to Egypt, but Ptolemy refuses to receive him.
Phot:Bibl_176; { ~OCD_t.}

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