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IG2(3)_367 (Syll_304), an Athenian decree in honour of Heracleides
chievements of Lycurgus, and his management of the Athenian economy.
IG2(3)_370 (Syll_305), an Athenian decree about a proposed colony
Demosthenes attends the Olympic games as an envoy of the Athenians.
Harpalus arrives in Athens with a large amount of money; he is later
iry into claims that leading Athenians accepted bribes from Harpalus.
their island, but are arrested and sent as prisoners to Athens.
Epicurus goes from Samos to Athens to be trained as an ephebe.
Athens decides to start a war against Macedonia.
IG2(3)_375, an Athenian decree concerning a delegation to the Nemean
The Athenians gain the support of other Greek states as they prepare
The Athenians recall Demosthenes from exile.
Aristotle leaves Athens and goes to Chalcis; Theophrastus becomes hea
Syll_310, an Athenian decree in honour of Euphron of Sicyon.
IG2(3)_379, an Athenian decree in honour of Apollonides of Sidon.
the success of Leosthenes as Athenian general against the Macedonians
Oration in honour of Leosthenes and the Athenians who died with him.
Phocion persuades the Athenians not to invade Boeotia, and defeats
the Macedonian fleet, decisively defeats the Athenians near Amorgos.
The Athenians send Xenocrates and Demetrius of Phalerum as envoys to
The Athenians pass a sentence of death on Demosthenes, Hypereides and
The Athenians surrender to Antipater, and a Macedonian garrison is
alification is introduced at Athens, disenfrachising many of the poor
Antipater sends Archias to capture the Athenian exiles.
des, when he was accused by the Athenian people of being too severe.
emosthenes takes pride in being recognised by an old Athenian woman.
shadow of an ass, after the Athenian refuse to let him make a politi
amians return to their island, after Perdiccas expels the Athenians.
Menander produces his first play at Athens.
Epicurus leaves Athens and goes to Colophon.
Syll_313, an Athenian decree concerning improvements to the agora at
SEG_16.60'A, an Athenian decree mentioning the return of captives.
Nicanor is sent to Athens by Cassander and gains control of the fort
Syll_315, an Athenian decree, in response to a recommendation by Poly
ca; Polyperchon hands over Phocion and his friends to the Athenians.
The Athenians condemn Phocion and put him to death.
Syll_316, the beginning of an Athenian decree.
Deinarchus becomes an influential speaker at Athens.
Syll_317, an Athenian decree in honour of Euphron of Sicyon.
The Athenians agree terms with Cassander, who sets up Demetrius of
Syll_318, an Athenian decree, in honour of Demetrius.
The Athenian exiles ask for assistance from the Aetolians.
Thymochares, an Athenian admiral, recovers Cythnus after it is attack
Syll_320, an Athenian decree, in honour of Asander, the Macedonian
The Athenians accept evidence from Xenocrates without requiring him
tures Chalcis and Oropus, and forces the Athenians to sue for peace.
Zenon of Citium moves to Athens; he loses his wealth in a shipwreck
Timaeus the historian moves to Athens.
Syll_321, an Athenian decree, concerning two Carthaginian envoys.
Antenor of Athens wins the pancration at the Olympic games, and at
passed by Demetrius of Phalerum while he was in control at Athens.
onus captures Peiraeus and expels Demetrius of Phalerum from Athens.
Epicurus to Polyaenus and others, when Charinus was Athenian archon.
THI_44, decrees of Athens, Samos and other states in honour of Nic
and Cassander; Demochares strengthens the fortifications of Athens.
The Athenian politician Stratocles has a mistress called Leme.
The Athenians grant extravagant honours to Demetrius and his father
The Athenians condemn Demetrius of Phalerum to death in his absence,
The Athenians pass a decree in honour of Lycurgus, and set up a statu
Epicurus returns to Athens.
SEG_16.60.B, an Athenian decree in honour of residents at the court
The Athenians strengthen their city walls.
Syll_327, an Athenian decree in honour of Timosthenes of Carystus.
The Athenian general Olympiodorus defeats the army of Cassander at
Syll_334, the accounts of the treasurers of the goddess at Athens.
The Athenians arrange a short truce between Demetrius and the Rhodian
nges an alliance between the Athenians and the Boeotians, but is subs
Syll_328 & 329, two Athenian decrees referring to the war against Cas
The Athenians grant further honours to Demetrius.
during his winter stay at Athens, especially with the courtesans
Syll_335, an Athenian decree in honour of Pheidias, a doctor.
Syll_336, an Athenian decree in honour of Euchares.
Lamia holds a banquet at Athens in honour of Demetrius.
Syll_341 & 342 & 347, Athenian decrees in honour of Nicon, Medeius
Mithridates erects a statue of Platon at Athens.
Syll_345, an Athenian decree in honour of the taxiarchs.
IG_2.502, an Athenian decree in response to a supplication from a
Syll_343, an Athenian decree in honour of Oxythemis,a supporter of
Syll_346, an Athenian decree in honour of Nicander and Polyzelus.
The Athenians refuse to support Demetrius.
comments on the character and art of the painter Nicias of Athens.
Lachares becomes tyrant of Athens.
Syll_362, an Athenian decree in honour of Poseidippus after an embass
Peace between Cassander and Athens.
Philippides obtains wheat and other aid for Athens from Lysimachus.
Lachares, led by Charias, are condemned to death by the Athenians.
istory written by Diyllus of Athens, which covered the period 357-297
The Athenians send Demochares as an envoy to Philippus.
hares enriches himself by plundering the public buildings of Athens.
Stilpon is expelled from Athens after making a blasphemous remark abo
Demetrius attacks Athens, but loses part of his fleet in a storm.
ends 150 ships in an attempt to break Demetrius' blockade of Athens.
Demetrius captures Athens, after it is abandoned by Lachares.
IG_2.646, an Athenian decree in honour of Herodorus, a friend of Dem
Omens at Athens, which are said to presage the return of exiles.
Deinarchus and other exiles are allowed to return to Athens.
Demetrius holds the Pythian games at Athens, instead of Delphi.
captures the Museium, and frees Athens from its Macedonian garrison.
neral of the hoplites, keeps Athens free from danger while Cimon
Demetrius makes peace with Pyrrhus and the Athenians.
unsuccessful attempt by the Athenians to capture Peiraeus.
Syll_367, an Athenian decree in honour of Zenon, an officer of Ptolem
The Athenians recall Demochares from exile.
IG2(3)_866 & 867, Athenian decrees in honour of two friends of king
IG2_868, an Athenian decree in honour of Philocles, the king of Sido
Syll_370, an Athenian decree in honour of Spartocus, king of Bosporus
Syll_371, an Athenian decree in honour of Audaleon, king of the Paeon
100, a letter written by Epicurus when Diotimus was Athenian archon.
of Aeschron, who rescued some Athenians going to the Pythian games.
Syll_374, an Athenian decree in honour of the poet Philippides.
The Athenians put up a statue of Ptolemy at Delphi.
Demetrius Phalereus sends back gifts to Athens from Egypt.
Syll_375, an Athenian decree concerning the rites of Athene Pandemos.
Burstein_13, an Athenian decree in honour of Euthius, the archon of
_365, honours awarded by the Athenian people to the agonothete Glauco
Sayings of Gnathaena, an Athenian hetaera, addressed to Andronicus,
IG2_883, an Athenian decree in honour of the people of Tenos.
IG2_884, an Athenian decree in honour of a cavalry commander on the
proposal of Demochares, the Athenians pass a decree in honour of Dem
Cleanthes arrives at Athens and becomes a pupil of Zenon the Stoic.
The Athenians celebrate the Panathenaea, with help from Ptolemy
leges awarded by the Amphictyons to the Dionysiac Artists at Athens.
eus obtains the original manuscripts of Greek tragedies from Athens.
saying of Demochares of Athens, addressed to his critics.
The character of Demochares of Athens.
Delphi in honour of Timocrates of Athens and Eugeiton of Tanagra.
Syll_400, an Athenian decree in honour of the prytaneis.
Epichares is elected to be hipparch at Athens.
The Athenians confer honours on Demochares and his family, at the req
awarded by Delphi to Glaucon of Athens and Hierocles of Syracuse.
Austin_44, an Athenian decree in honour of Callias.
Timon of Phlius moves to Athens.
decree of Chremonides about the alliance between Athens and Sparta.
The Athenians appoint Epichares to be general in charge of the coasta
Syll_384, an Athenian decree in honour of the superindentents of the
Syll_385, an Athenian decree in honour of ephebes who served in the
Syll_386 & 387, Athenian decrees in honour of Strombichus.
Syll_388, an Athenian decree in honour of the archon Nicias.
The death of Crates of Athens, the Academic philosopher; Arcesilaus
truce between Antigonus and Athens.
and the Egyptian fleet do little to help Athens against Antigonus.
Austin_52, an Athenian decree in honour of Epichares.
against Antigonus, that only Athenians know the true road to heaven.
Athens surrenders to Antigonus.
Antiochus returns to Athens some statues which had been removed by
the grandson of Demetrius of Phalerum to be a magistrate at Athens.
Antigonus restores the "liberty" of the Athenians.
Syll_409, an Athenian decree in honour of Phaedrus.
Syll_466.A, an Athenian decree in honour of Agathaeus.
l_431, a decree of the Amphictyons in honour of Menalces of Athens.
Syll_464 & 465, two Athenian decrees concerning Lamian arbitrators,
Syll_466.B, a second Athenian decree in honour of Agathaeus.
Syll_468, an Athenian decree in honour of the general Thucritus.
Syll_401, an Athenian decree in honour of Heracleitus the son of Ascl
Syll_408, an Athenian decree concerning the Soteria games.
rees of Delphi and the Amphictyons in honour of Callicles of Athens.
Syll_473, an Athenian decree in honour of the athlothetes.
Syll_486, an Athenian decree in honour of the priest Antidorus.
Syll_487, an Athenian decree in honour of the prytaneis.
Syll_496, an Athenian decree in honour of Timosthenes.
The Romans send envoys to Athens and Corinth, and they are allowed
Syll_535, an Athenian decree in honour of Eumaridas of Cydonia.
Syll_496, an Athenian decree in honour of Timosthenes.
Austin_106 (Syll_535), an Athenian decree in honour of Eumaridas
IG2(3)_1141, an Athenian decree in honour of Apollas, a resident for
decree of Delphi in honour of Eratoxenus of Athens, an epic poet.
IG2_1150, an Athenian decree in honour of the people of Ephesus.
Syll_497, an Athenian decree in honour of Eurycleides.
Syll_540, an Athenian decree in honour of the superintendents of the
Syll_536, an Athenian decree confirming honours previously awarded
Syll_547, a decree of the Athenians at Eleusis in honour of the gene
IG2(3)_1170, an Athenian decree acknowledging that the territory
Chrysippus becomes an Athenian citizen.
of the Amphictyons in honour of Eudamus of Athens, a hieromnemon.
a letter from Philippus to Athenian cleruchs on the island of Lemno
Athens declares war on Philippus.
Syll_580, an Athenian decree in honour of Heris of Byzantion.
Attalus appoints Ctesiphon of Athens to be a judge in Aeolis.
Syll_587, a decree of Peparethos in honour of Philoxenos of Athens.
OGIS_771, an Athenian decree in honour of Pharnaces I and his wife
Syll_537, an Athenian decree in honour of Charmion of Cydonia.
Syll_571, an Athenian decree in honour of Alexander of Thessaly.
Syll_655, an Athenian decree in honour of (?) Menander, an associate
Hegesinus becomes head of the Academy at Athens.
Syll_474, an Athenian decree in honour of Aristocreon of Seleuceia.
IG2(3)_1292, an Athenian decree in honour of Cephisodorus.
ilippus procures the murder of two Athenians, Eurycleides and Micon.
SEG_32.131, an Athenian decree in honour of Antiochus Epiphanes.
OGIS_248, a decree of (?) Athens praising Eumenes for his help in est
Syll_640, an Athenian decree honouring a merchant for gifts of corn
iochus addresses envoys from Athens, Miletus, Clazomenae, and the Ach
honour of Calliphanes, an Athenian who was with the Roman army at
Syll_651, an Athenian decree in honour of Diodorus, a friend of Eume
The Athenians send Metrodorus to serve Paullus as a painter and a phi
The senate agrees to Athenian control of Lemnos, Haliartus, and Delos
Syll_661, an Athenian decree in honour of the demarch of Eleusis.
GIS_250, a statue of Antiochus, the benefactor of Athens, at Delos.
for temples at Antioch and Athens, and many other building projects
Syll_666, the base of a statue of Carneades at Athens.
Cleitomachus leaves Carthage and goes to live in Athens.
Syll_667, an Athenian decree in honour of an agonothete, with a list
Carneades becomes head of the Academy at Athens.
Antipater of Tarsus sails to Athens and joins the Stoic school there.
The Athenians and Delians send embassies to Rome about a legal disput
The Athenians carry out a raid against Oropus.
nate appoints the Sicyonians to arbitrate between Oropus and Athens.
The Sicyonians fine the Athenians 500 talents for the sack of Oropus.
The Athenians send the philosophers Carneades, Diogenes, and Critolau
Pythocles of Athens and others revive the art of sculpture.
Athenian garrison occupies Oropus.
grammarians Apollodorus of Athens and Ptolemy "Pindarion" are
Cleitomachus opens his own school of philosophy at Athens.
Athenian archons: Nicias, Isigenes
Syll_657, a list of the Athenian gymnasiarchs on Delos.
Panaetius decides not to apply for citizenship at Athens.
L.Crassus travels to Athens as quaestor, and meets some of the eminen
The Athenians pass a decree honouring Hyrcanus of Judaea.
talks to eminent scholars at Athens, before travelling on to Cilicia.
as proconsul, about the arguments between philosophers at Athens.
T.Albucius studies philosophy in exile, at Athens.
Athenion seizes power in Athens, with the support of Archelaus; he
The philosopher Philon escapes from Athens to Rome.
The Romans defeat an Athenian force led by Apellicon at Delos.
to Mithridates in Asia, and other omens occur at Rome and Athens.
Some Athenians, forced into exile by the tyranny of Aristion, escape
Sulla besieges Archelaus at Athens.
The sacred lamp at Athens loses its flame.
The Athenians yell out insults against Sulla and his wife Metella.
tempts to reach terms as the Athenians start to suffer from the siege
Sulla captures Athens.
Sulla punishes the Athenians, but allows them to keep their freedom.
The cruelty of Aristion as tyrant of Athens.
T.Pomponius Atticus moves to Athens.
Atticus meets Sulla at Athens, but refuses to follow him back to Ital
Cicero's "de Finibus", which takes places in the Academy at Athens.
and Atticus are taught philosophy at Athens by Antiochus of Ascalon.
ius proceeds to Cilicia, via Athens and Rhodes, where he listens
great popularity amongst the Athenians, during his long stay in their
Atticus leaves Athens and returns home to Rome.
Pompeius returns via Athens.
Brutus studies at Rhodes and Athens, where he is taught by Pammenes.
Ariobarzanes II rebuilds the Odeium at Athens.
Atticus, written during Cicero's journey from Brundisium to Athens.
_2.8 & 13.1, letters from Cicero, at Athens, to Caelius and Memmius.
to Atticus, written during Cicero's journey from Athens to Ephesus.
to the philosopher Aristus at Athens, during his journey back home.
Atticus and Tiro, written on the journey from Athens to Brundisium.
M.Marcellus is murdered at Athens.
Brutus arrives in Athens and begins to gather money and supporters.
successive leaders of the Epicurean school of philosophy at Athens.
tonius leaves Italy and returns to Greece, where he stays in Athens.
PLUTARCH, Were the Athenians more famous in war or in wisdom?
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