41 B.C. Olympiad 184.4

Consuls: L. Antonius M.f. , P. Servilius P.f. Vatia Isauricus (II)
Athenian archon: Nicander

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1 ROM {1 January} The triumph of L.Antonius, from the Alps.
#FastTr_p109; +DioCass_48.41'-6.
2 SIC Murcus and Domitius join Sextus Pompeius, along with the remains of the republican fleet.
* Read Appian's account
Vell_2.72'3-5, 76'2, 77'3; Suet:Ner_3'1; Appian:BCiv_4'138, 5'2, +'25-26; DioCass_48.19'3-4; Eutrop_7.4'1.
3 EGY {13 Pharmuthi -E = April} Document: THI_5, a decree of Cleopatra, concerning agricultural workers from Alexandria.
4 ASI Antonius resides at Ephesus, and settles the affairs of Asia Minor.
* Read Plutarch's account
Strab_14'648;(1.41)  Joseph:BJ_1'242, :AJ_14'301-323; Plut:Ant_23'1-24'12; Appian:BCiv_5'4-6.(↓↓) 
5 Document: ARS_125, a letter of Antonius concerning the association of athletes.
6 CIS Severe disturbances throughout Italy, as Octavianus confiscates land to give to veterans.
* Read Appian's account
Verg:Ecl_1'3-4, '70-72, 9'2-6; Vell_2.74'1-2; Plut:Ant_30'4; Suet:Aug_14'1; Flor_2.16'1-2; +Appian:BCiv_5'12-18; +DioCass_48.5'4-9'5.
7 The poet Vergilius suffers hardship when his family's land is confiscated.
* Read Suetonius' account
@  (?) Verg:Ecl_9'26-29; [Verg]:Cat_8'1-6; Mart_8.56'7-16; [Suet]:Verg_19-20; { CAH_10'14.}
7a << Document: CIL_1.592, a law concerning jurisdiction in Cisalpine Gaul. { see Appian:BCiv_5.3.}
8 ROM Octavianus repudiates his wife Claudia, the daughter of Fulvia.
Suet:Aug_62'1; +DioCass_48.5'1-3; { Syme_p209.}
9 After attempting arbitration between the rival parties in Italy, the veterans declare their support for Octavianus.
+Appian:BCiv_5'19-24; +DioCass_48.10'1-12'5.
10 ITA Domitius attacks Brundisium with his fleet.
11 CIS Asinius Pollio menaces the city of Patavium.
Macrob:Sat_1.11'22;L  { MRR_2'244.}
12 CIL Antonius settles Syria and the eastern provinces.
Appian:BCiv_5'7, '10; { CAH_10'11; OCD_a.}
13 Antonius helps Boethus to achieve a prominent position at Tarsus.
14 Cleopatra sails in a golden barge to meet Antonius at Tarsus.
* Read Plutarch's account
Joseph:AJ_14'324; Plut:Ant_25'1-27'5; Appian:BCiv_5'8; Athen_4.147'e-148'b, 6.229'c; DioCass_48.24'1-2; { Hölbl_p240-241.}
14a AEG << Document: Syll_765.A, statues of a priest and his wife at Lindus.
14b EGY {18 Mesore -E = August} Document: AET_9.1.O, an inscription written in Memphis while Cleopatra was in Syria.
15 ITA War breaks out between Octavianus and his enemies in Italy; L.Antonius briefly gains control of Rome.
* Read Appian's account
[Liv]:Per_125; Mart_11.20'3-8<q" Aug:Fr_1'4>; Plut:Ant_28'1; +Appian:BCiv_5'27-31; +DioCass_48.13'1-6; Oros_6.18'17-18; { CAH_10'16.}
15a M.Barbatius spreads false rumours about M.Antonius amongst his supporters in Italy.
+Appian:BCiv_5'31; Justin:Dig_1.14'3<q"L  Ulpian>; { MRR_2'244.}
16 SPA Bocchus, king of Mauretania, attacks Carrinas, the governor of Spain.
+Appian:BCiv_5'26; { MRR_2'244.}
17 ETR L.Antonius takes refuge in Perusia, and is surrounded by Octavianus' forces.
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[Liv]:Per_126; Vell_2.74'3; Flor_2.16'3; +Appian:BCiv_5'32-34; { CAH_10'16; OCD_p.}
18 EGY {30 Thoth -E = October} Document: AET_4.13, the epitaph of the priest Psherenptah.
19 PAL Antonius appoints Herodes and his brother Phasael to be tetrarchs.
Joseph:BJ_1'243-247, :AJ_14'324-329; { CAH_10'995.}
20 ASI Arsinoē, the sister of Cleopatra, is killed at Ephesus by order of Antonius.
* Read Appian's account
Joseph:AJ_15'89, :Ap_2'57; Appian:BCiv_5'9; DioCass_48.24'2; { CAH_10'12; Hölbl_p241.}
21 ROM << Cascellius resolutely opposes the actions of the triumvirs.

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