236 B.C. Olympiad 136.1

Consuls: P. Cornelius L.f. Lentulus Caudinus, C. Licinius P.f. Varus
Athenian archon: Cimon
Achaean General: Dioetas
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Pythocles of Sicyon

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1 MES {8 Adar -B = March} Document: Cuneif_P.500849, confirming a grant of land given by the kings to the Babylonians.
1b CIS The consuls grant the Gauls an armistice to send envoys to Rome.
2 SAR Claudius Clineas makes peace with the Corsicans.
* Read Dio's account
DioCass_fr.45'1; +Zonar_8'18.(p23) 
3 CIS Fighting breaks out at Ariminum between the Boii and their allies from Transalpine Gaul.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_2.21'5-6; +Zonar_8'18.(p21) 
4 CIS Lentulus captures several fortresses in Liguria.
5 EGY {5 Payni -E = July} Document: BD_83 (PTeb_772), a petition from Nechembes to Asclepiades.
5a {Payni -E = July/Aug.} Document: AET_7.5, a tax-collectors' oath.
6 ?? Document: Burstein_101B  (PTeb_703), instructions from a dioecetes.
6a GRE << Document: Syll_507, a decree of the Aetolians granting privileges to the Dionysiac artists.
6b CRE << Document: SEG_13.465, a treaty between king Demetrius and the city of Gortyn.
6c PEL The Achaeans capture Heraea in Arcadia.
Polyaen_2.36'1; { CAH_7.1'449.}
7 SAR The Romans disown Claudius' treaty and try to hand him over to the Corsicans.
* Read Dio's account
ValMax_6.3'3; DioCass_fr.45'1; AmmMarc_14.11'32; +Zonar_8'18.(p23) 
8 ROM >> The birth of Scipio Africanus.
* Read Polybius' account
~Polyb_10.3'4, 6'10; ~Liv_26.18'7; Plin:HN_7'47; Silius_13'615-647; Gell_6.1'4; { OCD_s.}
9 >> The death of Q.Lutatius, while acting as censor.
10 >> Tuccia, a Vestal Virgin, is found guilty of unchastity, but then proves her innocence.
* Read Dionysius's account
~[Liv]:Per_20; DionHal_2.69'1-3; ValMax_8.1'5; !Plin:HN_28'12;L  August:DeCiv_10'16;(↓)  +Hieron:Chron_1781; { the accounts are contradictory.}
11 ROM Document: CIL_1.18, an altar dedicated by Lentulus.

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