156 B.C. Olympiad 156.1

Consuls: L. Cornelius Cn.f. Lentulus Lupus, C. Marcius C.f. Figulus (II)
Athenian archon: Callistratus
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Leonidas of Rhodes (III)

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1 ROM Envoys from Epirus appear before the senate.
~Polyb_32.14'1-3; { Walbank_p39.}
1a EGY {6 Pachon -E = June} Document: AET_6.20.B, a report from Socnopaei Nesus.
2 GRE The Roman senate appoints the Sicyonians to arbitrate between Oropus and Athens.
2a << Document: OGIS_150, a decree of Delphi in honour of Seleucus, a courtier in Alexandria.
2b ?? Document: Syll_702, a decree of Delphi in honour of the historian Aristotheus of Troezen.
3 PEL Aristomenes of Rhodes is Olympic victor in both the wrestling and the pancration.
4 EGY {16 Epeiph -E = August} Document: SelPap_2.234, an offer of a reward for two runaway slaves.
5 ILL The Dalmatians defeat the consul Figulus.
* Read Livy's account
~[Liv]:Per_47; Appian:Ill_11; { CAH_8'320-321..}
7 ASI Prusias attacks and defeats Attalus.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_32.16'1; Appian:Mith_3; { CAH_8'359; OCD_p.}
8 GRE The Sicyonians fine the Athenians 500 talents for the sack of Oropus.
* Read Plutarch's account
Plut:CatMai_22'1; Paus_7.11'5; Macrob:Sat_1.5'14;L  { Walbank_p532.}
9 ILL Figulus besieges Delminium.
* Read Appian's account
~[Liv]:Per_47; Flor_2.25'11; Appian:Ill_11; +Obseq_16.
9a EGY << Document: SelPap_2.273A, a petition from a Thracian about his mother's dowry.
10 {1 Xandicus -M = 25 Thoth -E = October} Document: Austin_321,B  a letter from Dioscorides to Dorion.
11 ROM The senate reacts cautiously to an appeal for help from Attalus.
~Polyb_32.16'1-5; { CAH_8'360.}
12 GRE ?? The death of Apollonius, an Academic philosopher.
Apollod:Fr_47; { When (?) Epaenetus was Athenian archon, before Carneades became head of the Academy..}
13 PER == The birth of Sinatroces, the future king of Parthia.
Lucian:Macr_15; { Sinatroces became king in 76/75 B.C., when he was 80 years old.}

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