118 B.C. Olympiad 165.3

Consuls: M. Porcius M.f. Cato, Q. Marcius Q.f. Rex
Athenian archon: Lenaeus

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1 EGY {9 Pharmouthi -E = April} Document: PTeb_5, indulgences granted by king Ptolemy.
SelPap_2.210; BD_110'7; { CAH_9'314; Green_544.}
1a ?? Document: THI_263, the response to a petition made by the priests at Heracleion.
2 NAR The Romans found a colony at Narbo Martius, with the support of the orator L.Crassus.
* Read Cicero's account
Cic:Clu_140, :DeOr_2'223, :Brut_160; Diod_5.38'5; +Vell_1.15'5, +2.7'8; Mela_2'75; +Eutrop_4.23'1; !Hieron:Chron_1897; { CAH_9'24; OCD_n.}
3 ALP Q.Marcius defeats the Styni, an Alpine tribe.
* Read Livy's account
+[Liv]:Per_62; +Oros_5.14'5-6.
4 ILL L.Metellus defeats the Dalmatians.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_62; Appian:Ill_11;(↓)  { Metellus was consul in 119 B.C., and triumphed in 117 B.C.}
5 ROM << Q.Scaevola is accused of extortion by T.Albucius.
* Read Cicero's account
Lucil_53-93; Cic:DeOr_2'281, :Brut_102; Plin:HN_36'185; { OCD_s.}
6 GRE << Document: Apollod:Fr_, the fragments of Apollodorus' "Chronica". { ~OCD_a.}
7 GRE ?? The Amphictyonic Council honours the grammarian Apollodorus.
7a CYP ?? Document: OGIS_145 & 156-157 & 161-162, statues in honour of Theodorus, governor of Cyprus, and his family.
8 EGY {18 Mesore -E = Sept.} Document: PTeb_12, letters from Menches to Herodes and Ammonius.
9 NUM ?? Micipsa enlarges the city of Cirta, and places Greek settlers there.
10 The death of king Micipsa, who is succeeded by his three sons, Adherbal Hiempsal and Jugurtha.
Sall:Jug_9'4-11'2, 14'1, 65'1; ~[Liv]:Per_62; Oros_5.15'3; Schol:Bob_92; { CAH_9'28; OCD_j.}
11 A conference between the sons of Micipsa to split up his kingdom.
11a CRE Document: Syll_712.A, an agreement between the cities of Lato and Olous to accept arbitration from Cnossus.
12 NUM {? Hathyr -E = December} Document: PTeb_43, a petition from Menches and Polemon.
13 ROM ?? Decimus Brutus offers sacrifices to the dead in December, instead of the usual date in February.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:Leg_2'54;L  Plut:Mor_272'D-E; { Brutus lived until after the death of C.Gracchus.}
14 ?? D.Brutus makes December the last month of the Roman year.
* Read Plutarch's account
Cic:Leg_2'54;L  Plut:Mor_272'D.
15 << P.Rutilius, as praetor, introduces a new procedure in cases of bankruptcy.
Gaius:Inst_4'35;L  { MRR_1'527.}
16 == Marcius reacts bravely to the death of his son.
17 == Omens, including the appearance of three different suns in the sky at the same time.
+Plin:HN_2'99; +Obseq_35.

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